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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:36 PM CST on March 05, 2015

Expires 2:35 AM EST on March 07, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Cairo.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 29.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 40.0 feet... minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.


Lat... Lon 3709 8946 3651 8918 3680 8900 3709 8907
      3717 8916





Record Report

Statement as of 8:30 AM CST on March 05, 2015


... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Paducah KY...

A record snowfall of 4.0 inch(es) was set at Paducah KY. This breaks
the old record of a trace set in 1993.


Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.




03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.




03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.




03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.




03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Olive Branch, Alexander County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0832 PM

Cairo, Alexander County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.




03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.




03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.





03/04/2015 0758 am

Cairo, Alexander County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            US Highway 51... main streest... water over the Road in
            places through the town.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:44 AM CST on March 06, 2015


... March snowfall and temperature records broken at Paducah...

The snowfall that occurred on Wednesday and Thursday /March 4 and
5/ was the heaviest March snowstorm at Paducah. A total of 12.1
inches was measured at the Paducah NWS office. The previous
record for March was 9.0 inches on March 3rd of 1960. This record
is for single day or two-day snowstorms only.

The recent snowstorm was the 3rd largest snowstorm all-time at
Paducah that occurred over a 2 day period. Last months snowstorm
now has fallen into 4th place. Here are the top four snowstorms at
Paducah...

1. 14.2 inches Dec. 22-23 of 2004
2. 12.2 inches Jan. 16-17 of 1978
3. 12.1 inches Mar. 4-5 of 2015
4. 10.8 inches Feb. 16-17 of 2015

There have been no other snowfalls of 10 inches or more at Paducah
in the records.

The early morning low of minus 6 degrees at Paducah was the
coldest temperature not only for todays date but also for the
month of March. The old record of minus 2 was set on March 5th
and 6th of 1960... right after the old March record snowfall was
set.


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