Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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FFAPAH

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
349 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO DUMP LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN...

.A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE SOUTH WIND FLOW WILL FEED A SLOW
MOVING LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...RESULTING IN TORRENTIAL RAINFALL.

ILZ084>087-KYZ014>016-021-MOZ076-262200-
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JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-
MUHLENBERG-PERRY MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARBONDALE...MURPHYSBORO...HERRIN...
HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...MORGANFIELD...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...
GREENVILLE...PERRYVILLE...SILVER LAKE
349 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...WESTERN
KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE HEAVIEST
STORMS MOVED SOUTH OF THE CARBONDALE...HARRISBURG...AND
MADISONVILLE AREAS. THEREFORE...THE WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR
THOSE PLACES.

$$

ILZ088>094-KYZ001>013-017-022-MOZ086-087-100-107>112-114-270100-
/O.CON.KPAH.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160527T0100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-FULTON-HICKMAN-
CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-
CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-CHRISTIAN-TODD-BOLLINGER-
CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-
MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...
ELIZABETHTOWN...CAIRO...MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...HICKMAN...
CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SYMSONIA...
LOWES...SMITHLAND...BENTON...HARRIS GROVE...KIRKSEY...MURRAY...
NEW CONCORD...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...CANTON...LINTON...
ROCKCASTLE...PRINCETON...FRYER...HOPKINSVILLE...ALLEGRE...
CLIFTY...ELKTON...GUTHRIE...MARBLE HILL...CAPE GIRARDEAU...
JACKSON...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
349 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
  MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHERN
  ILLINOIS...ALEXANDER...HARDIN...JOHNSON...MASSAC...POPE...
  PULASKI AND UNION. IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...BALLARD...CALDWELL...
  CALLOWAY...CARLISLE...CHRISTIAN...CRITTENDEN...FULTON...
  GRAVES...HICKMAN...LIVINGSTON...LYON...MARSHALL...MCCRACKEN...
  TODD AND TRIGG. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...BOLLINGER...BUTLER...
  CAPE GIRARDEAU...CARTER...MISSISSIPPI...NEW MADRID...RIPLEY...
  SCOTT...STODDARD AND WAYNE MO.

* UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ORIENTED FROM WEST TO EAST OVER THE
  SOUTHERN BORDER COUNTIES OF KENTUCKY WILL SAG SLOWLY SOUTH OUT
  OF THE REGION. IN THE MEANTIME...RAINFALL RATES OVER AN INCH PER
  HOUR WILL CONTINUE IN STORMS. RAINFALL OF JUST OVER THREE INCHES
  OCCURRED IN ONE HOUR AT CAPE GIRARDEAU EARLIER IN THE AFTERNOON.

* THESE STORMS MAY HAVE A LARGE IMPACT ON THE EVENING COMMUTE.
  TRAVEL MAY BE SLOWER THAN USUAL DUE TO PONDING ON ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITY. LOCAL FLASH FLOODING MAY CAUSE SOME ROAD
  CLOSURES.

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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