Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 100209
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
909 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

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

  Mississippi River at...

    Cape Girardeau..affecting Alexander...Jackson...Union...Cape
Girardeau...Perry and Scott Counties.
    Thebes..........affecting Alexander 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. At Thebes...Minor flooding is forecast.
See the details below.

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-MOC031-157-201-110609-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CPGM7.1.ER.140708T2218Z.140714T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 32.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 36.5 feet by
  Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 36.0 Feet...The flood gate on Themis Street closes.

&&

LAT...LON 3760 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3760 8941

$$

ILC003-MOC201-110609-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0045.140711T1600Z-000000T0000Z/
/THBI2.1.ER.140711T1600Z.140715T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Thebes
* from Friday morning until further notice.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 31.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 36.0 feet by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 34.0 Feet...The town of Thebes begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3723 8959 3709 8946 3713 8929 3725 8941


$$



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