Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 180342
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1042 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...The flood warning continues for the Wabash River affecting
   areas in Illinois and Indiana...

   At New Harmony affecting Gallatin...Wabash...White...
   Gibson and Posey Counties.

.Water levels continue to slowly fall along portions of the
lower Wabash River with minor flood conditions forecast to end
at New Harmony Indiana over the weekend.

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/

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ILC059-185-193-INC051-129-190742-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140420T1048Z/
/NHRI3.1.ER.140405T0700Z.140412T1945Z.140420T0448Z.NO/
1042 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at New Harmony
* until late Saturday night.
* At 10 PM Thursday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday before midnight.
* Impact...At 19.0 Feet...Surrounding bottomland is flooded.  Harmonie
  State Park is closed.

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LAT...LON 3816 8799 3789 8810 3780 8809 3781 8801
      3797 8799 3815 8790

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