Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 240253
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
953 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...The flood warning continues for the...Big Muddy River...near
Murphysboro...in Illinois...

  Big Muddy River...near Murphysboro...affecting Jackson County.

.Heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise on the Big Muddy
River. Near Murphysboro...Minor flooding is occurring and 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/

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ILC077-250653-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-160828T0200Z/
/MURI2.2.ER.160817T0805Z.160820T2230Z.160827T2000Z.NO/
953 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  9:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 26.0 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
  Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 24.0 Feet...Some minor flooding in S 3rd & Division /
  Plum Street area.

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

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