Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Paducah KY
308 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...Heavy Rainfall Expected Tonight Through Wednesday Night...

.A cold front will interact with a very humid airmass across the
region to produce heavy rain and some minor flooding as it moves
southeast through the area late this evening through Wednesday
morning. Additional rains will keep the pressure on behind the
front Wednesday afternoon and night.

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Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, 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, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren,
Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston,
and New Madrid
308 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for all of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana,
  western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri.

* From 9 PM CST this evening through late Wednesday night

* Multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall will lead to some
  minor localized flooding.

* The primary flooding concern will be along small streams and
  creeks that feed into already swollen rivers across the region.
  especially in areas that receive multiple rounds of moderate to
  heavy rainfall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$

DRS



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