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Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:54 PM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Ohio River at Maysville
* from Saturday afternoon to Wednesday morning.
* At 5 PM the stage was 46.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 49.8 feet early Sunday
afternoon then begin falling.
* At stages near 51.0 feet, water enters Huntington Park Power Plant and
backwater and lowland flooding begins along creeks near Maysville.
Backwater flooding also begins in Brown County, especially along Eagle
and straight creeks. The city of Maysville itself is protected by
flood walls to a stage just above 79 feet.



Lat... Lon 3862 8377 3874 8392 3880 8389 3871 8374
      3871 8368 3861 8362




554 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The flood advisory continues for
the Ohio River at Portsmouth
* from Saturday morning to Wednesday morning.
* At 5 PM the stage was 47.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* At stages near 51.0 feet, low-lying flooding occurs along the southern
border of Scioto County, as well as in South Portsmouth. Routes 73
and 239 are closed near the Ohio River. Much of Portsmouth itself is
protected by flood walls.



Lat... Lon 3878 8285 3868 8284 3858 8318 3861 8362
      3871 8368 3873 8330




241 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through
late Saturday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Kentucky and Ohio, including the following areas,
in Kentucky, Bracken, Grant, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton,
and Robertson. In Ohio, Adams, Brown, Pike, and Scioto.

* From Saturday morning through late Saturday night

* showers will move north and into the area Saturday morning and
persist through day and into the overnight hours. Thunderstorms
may also occur after nightfall as a cold front moves east.
These storms have a potential to produce rainfall of 1 to 2
inches with locally higher amounts. With the ground already
being quite saturated, any additional rainfall has a higher
chance to cause flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone
to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings.




Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:54 PM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Ohio River at Maysville
* from Saturday afternoon to Wednesday morning.
* At 5 PM the stage was 46.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 49.8 feet early Sunday
afternoon then begin falling.
* At stages near 51.0 feet, water enters Huntington Park Power Plant and
backwater and lowland flooding begins along creeks near Maysville.
Backwater flooding also begins in Brown County, especially along Eagle
and straight creeks. The city of Maysville itself is protected by
flood walls to a stage just above 79 feet.



Lat... Lon 3862 8377 3874 8392 3880 8389 3871 8374
      3871 8368 3861 8362




554 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The flood advisory continues for
the Ohio River at Portsmouth
* from Saturday morning to Wednesday morning.
* At 5 PM the stage was 47.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* At stages near 51.0 feet, low-lying flooding occurs along the southern
border of Scioto County, as well as in South Portsmouth. Routes 73
and 239 are closed near the Ohio River. Much of Portsmouth itself is
protected by flood walls.



Lat... Lon 3878 8285 3868 8284 3858 8318 3861 8362
      3871 8368 3873 8330




241 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through
late Saturday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Kentucky and Ohio, including the following areas,
in Kentucky, Bracken, Grant, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton,
and Robertson. In Ohio, Adams, Brown, Pike, and Scioto.

* From Saturday morning through late Saturday night

* showers will move north and into the area Saturday morning and
persist through day and into the overnight hours. Thunderstorms
may also occur after nightfall as a cold front moves east.
These storms have a potential to produce rainfall of 1 to 2
inches with locally higher amounts. With the ground already
being quite saturated, any additional rainfall has a higher
chance to cause flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone
to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings.




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