Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 131522
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1022 AM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

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CARTER MO-RIPLEY MO-
1022 AM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CARTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  RIPLEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT.

* AT 1019 AM CDT...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WAS OVER
WESTERN CARTER AND RIPLEY COUNTIES. THIS LINE OF STORMS WAS NOT
MAKING EASTWARD PROGRESS. NEW SHOWERS AND STORMS WERE DEVELOPING
OVER THE REST OF CARTER AND RIPLEY COUNTIES. PERSISTENT HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL CAUSE SOME FLOODING OF TYPICAL POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE AROUND AN INCH IN THE PAST HOUR. AN ADDITIONAL
TWO TO THREE INCHES IS POSSIBLE BY NOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3708 9122 3710 9096 3706 9096 3705 9073
      3700 9073 3700 9071 3693 9070 3688 9066
      3682 9066 3681 9063 3668 9062 3668 9059
      3650 9057 3649 9112 3682 9112 3683 9122

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