Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Paducah KY
128 AM CDT FRI JUL 14 2017

ILC077-145-181-MOC017-031-157-223-140930-
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Perry IL-Union IL-Jackson IL-Bollinger MO-Perry MO-Wayne MO-
Cape Girardeau MO-
128 AM CDT FRI JUL 14 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Perry County in south central Illinois...
  Union County in southern Illinois...
  Jackson County in southern Illinois...
  Bollinger County in southeastern Missouri...
  Perry County in southeastern Missouri...
  Wayne County in southeastern Missouri...
  Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* Until 430 AM CDT

* At 124 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Jackson, Chester, Perryville,
  Murphysboro, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Scott City, Anna, Piedmont,
  Jonesboro, Marble Hill, Greenville, Wappapello Lake Area, Sam A
  Baker State Park, De Soto, Cobden, Elkville and Hurst.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches are possible over the next
several hours. The heaviest rain is expected over Perry county
Missouri, Jackson county Illinois, and Perry county Illinois. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 9073 3731 9015 3765 9014 3791 8984
      3780 8967 3796 8959 3822 8959 3821 8915
      3760 8915 3759 8904 3733 8904 3734 8948
      3725 8949 3713 8996 3705 8996 3704 9015
      3692 9025 3693 9070 3705 9073 3705 9078

$$

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