Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 262310
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
610 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

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GIBSON IN-PIKE IN-
610 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  EASTERN GIBSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA...
  PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT/1000 PM EDT/

* AT 605 PM CDT/705 PM EDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE
  TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  RADAR ESTIMATES OF UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN
  FROM PATOKA TO PETERSBURG INDIANA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PRINCETON...OAKLAND CITY...PETERSBURG...WINSLOW...PATOKA...SOMERVILLE...
  SPURGEON AND MACKEY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FROM
PETERSBURG NORTHEAST TO THE COUNTY LINE AND FROM SOMMERVILLE TO
SOUTH OF WINSLOW INDIANA THROUGH AT LEAST 7 PM CDT/8 PM EDT.
.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

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

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3852 8715 3853 8714 3853 8712 3854 8710
      3851 8707 3830 8707 3824 8730 3825 8732
      3823 8732 3820 8747 3827 8749 3836 8734
      3836 8761 3845 8759 3852 8731 3851 8729
      3852 8726 3854 8725 3855 8719

$$

SMITH


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