Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1123 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-080900-
/O.NEW.KPAH.FF.A.0005.150707T1623Z-150709T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...
JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...CAIRO...
MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...POSEYVILLE...
EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...ROCKPORT...HICKMAN...CLINTON...
BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...
MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...
DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...
CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
1123 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS... SOUTHWEST
  INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI... INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...
  ALEXANDER...EDWARDS...FRANKLIN...GALLATIN...HAMILTON...
  HARDIN...JACKSON...JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...MASSAC...PERRY IL...
  POPE...PULASKI...SALINE...UNION IL...WABASH...WAYNE IL...WHITE
  AND WILLIAMSON. IN SOUTHWEST INDIANA...GIBSON...PIKE...POSEY...
  SPENCER...VANDERBURGH AND WARRICK. IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
  BALLARD...CALDWELL...CALLOWAY...CARLISLE...CHRISTIAN...
  CRITTENDEN...DAVIESS...FULTON...GRAVES...HENDERSON...HICKMAN...
  HOPKINS...LIVINGSTON...LYON...MARSHALL...MCCRACKEN...MCLEAN...
  MUHLENBERG...TODD...TRIGG...UNION KY AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST
  MISSOURI...BOLLINGER...BUTLER...CAPE GIRARDEAU... CARTER...
  MISSISSIPPI...NEW MADRID...PERRY MO...RIPLEY... SCOTT...
  STODDARD AND WAYNE MO.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ALREADY
  OVER BROAD SWATHS OF THE REGION...WHILE SOME LOCALLY HEAVIER
  REPORTS IN THE 3 TO 5 INCH RANGE HAD ALREADY CAUSED FLOODING.
  WITH RIVERS ALREADY IN FLOOD...MANY CREEKS AND STREAMS EITHER
  FLOODING OR NEAR BANKFULL...AND MORE RAIN ON THE WAY OVER THE
  NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS...INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR REPEAT HEAVY
  RAINS OVER THE SAME AREAS...ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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