Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 011558
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1058 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

  Big Muddy River near Murphysboro affecting Jackson County

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused water levels to remain elevated
along area rivers. Minor flooding is occurring on the Big Muddy
River at Murphysboro and will continue into next week.

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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1058 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 27.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 27.1 feet
  by tomorrow morning. Water levels will continue to slowly fall
  heading into next week.

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LAT...LON 3777 8946 3760 8947 3760 8941 3773 8935
      3778 8915 3784 8915

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