Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 241444
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
943 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

  Little Wabash River at Carmi affecting Gallatin...Wayne and White
  Counties

.Heavy rainfall from the last few weeks has caused area river levels
to rise. Water levels along portions of the Little Wabash River at
Carmi are cresting and will continue to fall to below flood stage
by Saturday afternoon.

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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ILC059-191-193-251843-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160828T0200Z/
/CARI2.1.ER.160819T1100Z.160824T0230Z.160827T2000Z.NO/
943 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 29.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is cresting and will continue to fall
  to below flood stage Saturday afternoon.

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LAT...LON 3826 8816 3801 8828 3791 8812 3793 8808
      3804 8813 3825 8802

$$




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