Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ohio River above flood stage again

A flood warning continues for Crittenden County along the Ohio River.

At 9:30 this morning, the river stage at Shawneetown, Ill., was 37.8 feet. Flood stage is 33 feet. The river, according to the National Weather Service at Paducah, will continue rising to near 41.6 feet by Saturday morning.

The Cave In Rock Ferry is forced to halt operations at around 44 feet.