Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 172207
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
507 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

KYC177-180000-
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MUHLENBERG KY-
507 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MUHLENBERG COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT.

* AT 506 PM CDT...SPOTTERS REPORTED WATER WAS BEGINNING TO BECOME
VISIBLE ON ROADWAYS IN CENTRAL CITY...AND CREEKS AND STREAMS WERE AT
BANKFULL. RADAR SHOWS ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS ON THE WAY...SO URBAN
AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING WILL RESULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3706 8724 3717 8733 3720 8731 3728 8739
      3731 8738 3731 8734 3738 8730 3738 8710
      3733 8712 3733 8711 3738 8708 3738 8703
      3727 8697 3722 8690 3718 8689 3715 8692
      3713 8689 3708 8689

$$





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