Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 221536
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1036 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

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

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

.Heavy rainfall from last week has caused river levels to
rise above flood stage. The river should crest around 29.4 feet early
Wednesday.

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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ILC059-191-193-231936-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160827T1800Z/
/CARI2.1.ER.160819T1100Z.160824T0600Z.160827T1200Z.NO/
1036 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 29.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.4 feet by
  early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Saturday morning.

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

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