Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 210633
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
133 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ILC047-191-210830-
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WAYNE IL-EDWARDS IL-
133 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 AM CDT FOR NORTHERN
WAYNE AND NORTHERN EDWARDS COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...

AT 124 AM CDT...THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN CONTINUED IN
NORTHEAST WAYNE AND NORTHERN EDWARDS COUNTIES. THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS
ENDED IN NORTHWEST WAYNE COUNTY...WHERE RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO 5
INCHES OF RAIN FELL. IN NORTHERN WAYNE COUNTY...A VEHICLE WAS
FLOODED OUT ALONG HIGHWAY 45 NEAR THE CLAY COUNTY LINE.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL SHIFT EAST OF EDWARDS COUNTY BY 230 AM. THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS HAVE OCCURRED NORTH OF A LINE FROM
FAIRFIELD TO ALBION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3859 8814 3857 8814 3858 8796 3854 8795
      3853 8793 3852 8795 3848 8795 3843 8797
      3843 8868 3861 8868

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