Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 300325
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1025 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Missouri...Kentucky...

  Mississippi River at Thebes...Cape Girardeau and New Madrid.

.Recent heavy rainfall combined with additional heavy rain tonight
into tomorrow will lead to river levels continuing to rise along
the Mississippi River. Cape Girardeau is forecast to reach major flooding.
Thebes is forecast to reach moderate flooding and New Madrid is forecast
to reach minor flooding.

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/

&&

ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-010725-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CPGM7.3.ER.170429T1626Z.170506T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1025 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 33.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.0 feet by
  Saturday...May 6.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...The flood gate on North Main Street closes.

&&

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

$$

ILC003-MOC201-010725-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0029.170430T0452Z-000000T0000Z/
/THBI2.2.ER.170430T0452Z.170506T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1025 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Thebes.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 32.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 41.5 feet by Saturday...May 6.

&&

LAT...LON 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946


$$

KYC075-MOC133-143-010724-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0030.170503T1400Z-000000T0000Z/
/NMDM7.1.ER.170503T1400Z.170507T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1025 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at New Madrid
* from Wednesday morning until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 29.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 34.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 36.5 feet by Sunday...May 7.
* Impact...At 38.0 Feet...Heavy agricultural damage begins.

&&

LAT...LON 3662 8962 3669 8927 3651 8918 3650 8935
      3648 8935 3648 8964

$$



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