Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 282335
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
635 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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WEBSTER KY-HOPKINS KY-
635 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  CENTRAL WEBSTER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY...
  CENTRAL HOPKINS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 629 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN AND
  FLOODING NEAR IROQUOIS DRIVE IN MADISONVILLE KENTUCKY. ADDITIONAL
  URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 730 PM
  CDT. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR
  FLOODING AS WELL.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MADISONVILLE...EARLINGTON...MORTONS GAP...HANSON AND ST. CHARLES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH IS EXPECTED OVER
THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL ONLY AGGRAVATE ANY MINOR
FLOODING THAT IS OCCURRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3721 8740 3718 8755 3753 8767 3757 8754

$$

SMITH


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