Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 210539
FLSPAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1239 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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WAYNE IL-EDWARDS IL-
1239 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN EDWARDS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN WAYNE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 330 AM CDT.

* AT 1236 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO PERSIST ACROSS
NORTHERN WAYNE AND EDWARDS COUNTIES. THESE STORMS HAVE PRODUCED VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL. RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO FOUR INCHES FELL AS OF 1230 AM.

* THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA THROUGH 2 AM. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY
PRODUCE LOCAL MINOR FLOODING OF ROADS...STREAMS...AND FLOOD PRONE
AREAS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3859 8814 3857 8814 3858 8796 3854 8795
      3853 8793 3852 8795 3848 8795 3843 8797
      3843 8868 3861 8868

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