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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 17 at 8:34PM CDT until April 20 at 12:20PM CDT by NWS Louisville KY

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Kentucky...Indiana... Ohio River at Tell City affecting Hancock and Perry Counties. .Heavy rain from the past few days will allow the river to continue to rise over the next several days. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ohio River at Tell City. * WHEN...Until early Saturday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 35.5 feet, Floodgates begin closing. At 38.0 feet, Indiana highway 66 floods between Derby and Magnet... Rome and Derby...and at Rocky Point. At 40.0 feet, Indiana highway 66 closes above Cannelton. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 3:00 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 39.3 feet. - Bankfull stage is 30.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3:00 PM CDT Wednesday was 39.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 39.8 feet early tomorrow afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 38.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 38.3 feet on 01/29/2019. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Perry, IN; Hancock, KY

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 17 at 9:02AM CDT until April 22 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Indiana...Kentucky...Illinois... Ohio River at Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, and Shawneetown. .Recent heavy rainfall in the Ohio River basin has caused minor flooding. For the Ohio River...including Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, Shawneetown...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ohio River at Newburgh Dam. * WHEN...Until late Monday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 42.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 43.4 feet early Friday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Monday afternoon. - Flood stage is 38.0 feet.

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Area
Spencer, IN; Vanderburgh, IN; Warrick, IN; Daviess, KY; Henderson, KY

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 17 at 9:02AM CDT until April 23 at 11:30AM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Indiana...Kentucky...Illinois... Ohio River at Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, and Shawneetown. .Recent heavy rainfall in the Ohio River basin has caused minor flooding. For the Ohio River...including Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, Shawneetown...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ohio River at Mount Vernon. * WHEN...Until late Tuesday morning. * IMPACTS...At 40.0 feet, Farm land and some main roads are flooded in places southwest and west of Mt. Vernon. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6 AM CDT...the flood stage was Missing. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 39.1 feet Saturday morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning. - Flood stage is 35.0 feet.

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Area
Posey, IN; Vanderburgh, IN; Henderson, KY; Union, KY

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 17 at 9:02AM CDT until April 23 at 2:20PM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Indiana...Kentucky...Illinois... Ohio River at Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, and Shawneetown. .Recent heavy rainfall in the Ohio River basin has caused minor flooding. For the Ohio River...including Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, Shawneetown...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam. * WHEN...Until early Tuesday afternoon. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 40.2 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 40.4 feet early Saturday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Tuesday morning. - Flood stage is 37.0 feet.

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Area
Posey, IN; Union, KY

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 17 at 9:02AM CDT until April 24 at 12:24PM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Indiana...Kentucky...Illinois... Ohio River at Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, and Shawneetown. .Recent heavy rainfall in the Ohio River basin has caused minor flooding. For the Ohio River...including Newburgh Dam, Mount Vernon, J.T. Myers Dam, Shawneetown...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ohio River at Shawneetown. * WHEN...Until Wednesday, April 24. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:30 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 38.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 39.3 feet Saturday evening. It will then fall below flood stage Wednesday, April 24. - Flood stage is 33.0 feet.

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Area
Gallatin, IL; Hardin, IL; Crittenden, KY; Union, KY
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