Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 170217
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
917 PM CDT WED JUL 16 2014

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

  Mississippi River at...

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

.Heavy rainfall upstream has caused river levels to rise on the
Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau. Minor flooding is occurring and
Minor flooding is forecast. See the details below.

    Cape Girardeau..

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-MOC031-157-201-180617-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-140719T0900Z/
/CPGM7.1.ER.140708T2218Z.140714T0630Z.140719T0300Z.NO/
917 PM CDT WED JUL 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* until late Friday night.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 33.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday before midnight.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The Mississippi
  River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3769 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3769 8935

$$




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