Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 262004
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
304 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ILC077-181-262300-
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JACKSON IL-UNION IL-
304 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 302 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ANNA...JONESBORO...COBDEN...CEDAR LAKE AREA...
  MAKANDA AND ALTO PASS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AROUND 1 INCH IS POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3760 8915 3760 8914 3746 8912 3742 8920
      3751 8934 3765 8934 3770 8915

$$

SP/DB



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