Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 250050
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
750 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

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

  Ohio River at Cairo affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
  Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties

.Water levels continue to slowly rise along portions of the
Mississippi River. Secondary crests are expected at Cape Girardeau,
Missouri and Thebes, Illinois on Friday, but this is based on
amount of water released upstream over the next couple of days
and anticipated rainfall across that portion of the basin.


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/

&&

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-260450-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170601T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.170428T0300Z.170508T1700Z.170531T1800Z.NO/
750 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until Wednesday May 31.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 41.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday May 31st in the early afternoon.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3709 8946 3717 8916 3709 8907 3680 8900
      3651 8918

$$




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