Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 191443
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
943 AM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

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

  Big Muddy River near Plumfield and Murphysboro

.Heavy rainfall over the past week has resulted in river levels
remaining high on area rivers. Water levels are falling on the Big
Muddy River at Plumfield, but will continue to rise into moderate
flooding at Murphysboro through tomorrow morning.

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/

&&

ILC055-199-201400-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-160820T1400Z/
/PLMI2.1.ER.160817T1450Z.160818T2315Z.160820T0800Z.NO/
943 AM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Plumfield.
* until Saturday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 20.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  overnight tonight.
* Impact...At 20.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8901 3792 8906 3784 8915 3778 8915
      3789 8898 3801 8895

$$

ILC077-201843-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-160824T0815Z/
/MURI2.2.ER.160817T0805Z.160820T1200Z.160824T0215Z.NO/
943 AM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 28.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.0 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  before midnight.

&&

LAT...LON 3777 8946 3760 8947 3760 8941 3773 8935
      3778 8915 3784 8915

$$




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