Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 070115
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
815 PM CDT SUN JUL 6 2014

...The flood warning continues for the...Mississippi River...at the
following locations...affecting the indicated counties in Illinois
and Missouri...

  Mississippi River at...

     Cape Girardeau...affecting Alexander...Jackson...Union...Cape
Girardeau...Perry and Scott Counties.
     Thebes...........affecting Alexander and Scott Counties.

.Heavy rainfall upstream has caused river levels to rise on the
Mississippi River. At Cape Girardeau and Thebes...minor flooding is
forecast. See the details below.

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/

&&

ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-080515-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.140709T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CPGM7.1.ER.140709T0000Z.140711T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
815 PM CDT SUN JUL 6 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* from Tuesday evening until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 31.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday evening and continue
  to rise to near 33.5 feet by Friday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The Mississippi
  River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3760 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3760 8941

$$

ILC003-MOC201-080515-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0045.140711T1000Z-000000T0000Z/
/THBI2.1.ER.140711T1000Z.140711T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
815 PM CDT SUN JUL 6 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Thebes
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 30.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
  rise to near 33.2 feet by Friday early afternoon. Additional rises
  are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 33.0 Feet...The town of Gale begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3723 8959 3709 8946 3713 8929 3725 8941


$$



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