Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 200248
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
948 PM CDT THU MAY 19 2016

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

  Big Muddy River near Murphysboro

.The Big Muddy River at Murphysboro Illinois will continue to fall and
should go below flood stage on Friday morning.

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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ILC077-201800-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-160520T1800Z/
/MURI2.1.ER.160515T0100Z.160517T0000Z.160520T1200Z.NO/
948 PM CDT THU MAY 19 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly low
  lying areas.

&&

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

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