Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 260359
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
959 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...

  Big Muddy River near Plumfield...Murphysboro

.The Big Muddy River continues to rise due to rainfall from the past
week. Plumfield is expected to crest near 22.3 feet on Monday afternoon.
Murphysboro is expected to crest near 29.8 feet by Wednesday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=pah /lower case/

&&

ILC055-199-270758-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-180228T2136Z/
/PLMI2.1.ER.180225T1430Z.180226T1800Z.180228T1536Z.NO/
959 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Plumfield.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  9:30 PM Sunday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.3 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  late Wednesday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8901 3801 8895 3789 8898 3778 8915
      3784 8915 3792 8906

$$

ILC077-270758-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-180304T0651Z/
/MURI2.2.ER.180225T1115Z.180228T1800Z.180304T0051Z.NO/
959 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until Sunday March 04.
* At  9:30 PM Sunday the stage was 24.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.8 feet by
  Wednesday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Saturday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 3777 8946 3784 8915 3778 8915 3773 8935
      3760 8941 3760 8947

$$




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