Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS73 KPAH 171424
FFSPAH

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
924 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2016

KYC059-149-171530-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MCLEAN KY-DAVIESS KY-
924 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 AM CDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN MCLEAN AND CENTRAL DAVIESS COUNTIES...

AT 923 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES HEAVY RAIN MOVING BACK
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
OWENSBORO...ST. JOSEPH...BEECH GROVE...MASONVILLE AND MOSELEYVILLE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3759 8745 3763 8750 3765 8750 3767 8747
      3767 8742 3771 8739 3780 8714 3778 8712
      3778 8710 3780 8707 3783 8705 3771 8697

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