565  
WGUS83 KPAH 240211  
FLSPAH  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
911 PM CDT THU MAY 23 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
ILLINOIS...MISSOURI...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE GIRARDEAU AND THEBES  
 
.MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE  
GIRARDEAU AND THEBES. WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE, AND THE RIVER  
IS FORECAST TO CREST IN MAJOR FLOOD STAGE AT BOTH LOCATIONS ON  
WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK. SOME FLUCTUATIONS TO THE FORECAST ARE  
POSSIBLE DEPENDING ON HOW MUCH RAIN FALLS OVER THE MISSISSIPPI  
RIVER BASIN OVER THE NEXT WEEK, SO CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES.  
 
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-MOC031-157-201-250610-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CPGM7.3.ER.190313T1210Z.190529T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
911 PM CDT THU MAY 23 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE GIRARDEAU  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 44.0 FEET BY  
WEDNESDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT 43.0 FEET...THE FLOOD GATE ON NORTH MAIN STREET CLOSES.  
 

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

 
 
ILC003-MOC201-250610-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/THBI2.3.ER.190313T2207Z.190530T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
911 PM CDT THU MAY 23 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT THEBES  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 39.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 42.0 FEET BY  
WEDNESDAY EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
 

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

 
 
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