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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:41 AM CDT Mar. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Smithland dam.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 43.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday early afternoon.


Lat... Lon 3728 8856 3727 8840 3707 8837 3715 8852





1041 am CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Golconda.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 41.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tomorrow early afternoon.


Lat... Lon 3757 8800 3746 8799 3735 8839 3727 8840
      3728 8856 3746 8851




1041 am CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Paducah.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 45.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 39.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 47.0 feet... property damage begins on the the Illinois
and Kentucky sides of the river.


Lat... Lon 3715 8861 3715 8852 3707 8837 3697 8854
      3709 8872




Public Information Statement
Issued: 1:51 PM CDT Mar. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service


... NWS damage survey for March 14, 2019 tornado near Slaughters,
Kentucky...

.Tornado just north of Slaughters in Webster County KY...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 2.3 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: zero
injuries: zero

Start date: March 14, 2019
start time: 1:16 PM CDT
start location: 1.1 miles NE of Slaughters, KY

End date: March 14, 2019
end time: 1:18 PM CDT
end location: 3.25 miles NE of Slaughters, KY

Survey_summary: damage was limited to disturbed corn stubble in
agricultural fields along US 41 north of Slaughters, KY. Tornado
was captured on video near its beginning.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.



151 PM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019


... NWS damage survey for March 14, 2019 tornado near Slaughters,
Kentucky...

.Tornado just north of Slaughters in Webster County KY...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 2.3 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: zero
injuries: zero

Start date: March 14, 2019
start time: 1:16 PM CDT
start location: 1.1 miles NE of Slaughters, KY

End date: March 14, 2019
end time: 1:18 PM CDT
end location: 3.25 miles NE of Slaughters, KY

Survey_summary: damage was limited to disturbed corn stubble in
agricultural fields along US 41 north of Slaughters, KY. Tornado
was captured on video near its beginning.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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