Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 010047
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
747 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...The flood warning continues for the Mississippi River affecting
   areas in southwest Illinois and southeast Missouri...

   At Cape Girardeau affecting Alexander...
   Jackson...Union...Cape Girardeau...Perry and Scott Counties

.Water levels continue to slowly rise along portions of the
Mississippi River with minor flood conditions forecast to develop
at Cape Girardeau, MO within the next 24 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=pah /lower case/

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ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-020447-
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/CPGM7.1.ER.160601T1600Z.160602T1200Z.160604T0400Z.NO/
747 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* from Wednesday morning to late Friday night.
* At 7 PM Tuesday the stage was 31.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Wednesday morning and
  crest near 32.5 feet Thursday morning. The river
  will fall below flood stage late Friday.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The Mississippi
  River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

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LAT...LON 3769 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3769 8935

$$




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