Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 291502
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1002 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Illinois...

  Big Muddy River near Murphysboro and Plumfield

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused water levels along area rivers,
including portions of the Big Muddy River, to remain high. Minor
river flooding is occurring near Murphysboro and is expected to
continue throughout this week as the river falls. The Big Muddy River
near Plumfield is expected to fall below flood stage this evening.

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/

&&

ILC055-199-300600-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0056.000000T0000Z-150630T0600Z/
/PLMI2.1.ER.150621T0115Z.150624T0615Z.150630T0000Z.NO/
1002 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Plumfield
* until late tonight.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 20.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this evening.
* Impact...At 20.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8901 3792 8906 3784 8915 3778 8915
      3789 8898 3801 8895

$$

ILC077-301902-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-150706T1630Z/
/MURI2.2.ER.150618T0145Z.150623T1800Z.150706T1030Z.NO/
1002 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until Monday July 06.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 27.9 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
  Monday morning June 6th.

&&

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

$$




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