960  
WGUS83 KPAH 200027  
FLSPAH  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
727 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE GIRARDEAU AND THEBES  
 
.MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE  
GIRARDEAU AND AT THEBES. THE RIVER IS CRESTING AT BOTH LOCATIONS.  
WATER LEVELS WILL SLOWLY FALL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THE  
RIVER IS FORECAST TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28 AT  
CAPE GIRARDEAU AND WEDNESDAY AT THEBES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
 
NEVER DRIVE CARS...TRUCKS OR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED  
AREAS. THE WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW SAFE PASSAGE. NEVER ALLOW  
CHILDREN TO PLAY IN OR NEAR FLOOD WATERS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER  
RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE UPDATED  
FORECASTS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=PAH /LOWER CASE/  
 

 
 
ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-210426-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0073.000000T0000Z-181029T0600Z/  
/CPGM7.1.ER.181012T0230Z.181018T1300Z.181029T0000Z.NO/  
727 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE GIRARDEAU  
* UNTIL MONDAY OCTOBER 29.  
* AT 7:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 36.7 FEET BY  
TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY,  
OCTOBER 28.  
* IMPACT...AT 36.0 FEET...THE FLOOD GATE ON THEMIS STREET CLOSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941  
3723 8959 3732 8963  
 

 
 
ILC003-MOC201-210426-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0074.000000T0000Z-181025T0900Z/  
/THBI2.1.ER.181013T1930Z.181017T0030Z.181025T0300Z.NO/  
727 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT THEBES  
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 7:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 35.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS CRESTING NOW AT 35.7 FEET. THE RIVER  
BEGIN TO SLOWLY FALL EARLY TOMORROW AND IS FORECAST TO FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 34.0 FEET...THE TOWN OF THEBES BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946  
 

 
 
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