Upper Mississippi: High-water BNMs: (BNM 0235-22 and 0237-22) CANCELLED


Upper Mississippi: High-water BNMs: (BNM 0235-22 and 0237-22) CANCELLED

Sent: Monday, May 16, 2022 9:38 AM

MSU Paducah has canceled our two high-water BNMs for the Upper Miss. River: (BNM 0235-22 and 0237-22)

THE U. S. COAST GUARD COTP OHIO VALLEY HAS ISSUED THIS SAFETY ADVISORY DUE TO EXTREME HIGH WATER ON THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM MM 43.5 TO 46 BEGINNING AT 0700 MAY 7, 2022. THIS ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL EXTREME HIGH RIVER STAGES SUBSIDE BY FALLING BELOW 33 FEET. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS DO NOT MEET, PASS OR OVERTAKE IN THIS LOCATION AND DOWN BOUND TOWS SHOULD NOT EXCEED 140 FEET WIDE DURING THE NIGHT TIME HOURS OF 8 P.M. AND 6 A.M. RED FLAG BARGES SHOULD BE PLACED IN A PROTECTED LOCATION IN THE TOW. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL VESSELS AVOID LAYING UP ON LEVEES AND ASSESS BRIDGE CLEARANCES IN ADVANCE. USE EXTREME CAUTION, KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT AND REPORT NAVIGATIONAL HAZARDS TO THE COAST GUARD IMMEDIATELY VIA VHF-FM CHANNEL 16.
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THE U. S. COAST GUARD COTP OHIO VALLEY HAS ISSUED THIS SAFETY ADVISORY DUE TO EXTREME HIGH WATER ON THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM MM 43.5 TO 46 BEGINNING AT 0700 MAY 7, 2022. THIS ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL EXTREME HIGH RIVER STAGES SUBSIDE BY FALLING BELOW 33 FEET. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS DO NOT MEET, PASS OR OVERTAKE IN THIS LOCATION AND DOWN BOUND TOWS SHOULD NOT EXCEED 140 FEET WIDE DURING THE NIGHT TIME HOURS OF 8 P.M. AND 6 A.M. RED FLAG BARGES SHOULD BE PLACED IN A PROTECTED LOCATION IN THE TOW. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL VESSELS AVOID LAYING UP ON LEVEES AND ASSESS BRIDGE CLEARANCES IN ADVANCE. USE EXTREME CAUTION, KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT AND REPORT NAVIGATIONAL HAZARDS TO THE COAST GUARD IMMEDIATELY VIA VHF-FM CHANNEL 16.

MST2 Evan Dawson
MSU Paducah
225 Tully Street
Paducah, KY 42003
(270)442-1621 x2135

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