Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 160448
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1148 PM CDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...The flood warning continues for the...Mississippi River...at the
following locations...affecting the indicated counties in Illinois and
Missouri...

  Mississippi River at...

    Cape Girardeau...affecting Alexander...Jackson...Union...Cape
Girardeau...Perry and Scott Counties.
    Thebes...........affecting Alexander and Scott Counties.

.Heavy rainfall upstream has caused river levels to rise on the
Mississippi River. At Cape Girardeau and Thebes...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/

&&

ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-170848-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-140719T0800Z/
/CPGM7.1.ER.140708T2218Z.140714T0630Z.140719T0200Z.NO/
1148 PM CDT TUE JUL 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* until late Friday night.
* At 11:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 34.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday before midnight.
* Impact...At 36.0 Feet...The flood gate on Themis Street closes.

&&

LAT...LON 3769 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3769 8935

$$

ILC003-MOC201-161200-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-140716T1200Z/
/THBI2.1.ER.140712T1034Z.140714T2030Z.140716T0600Z.NO/
1148 PM CDT TUE JUL 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Thebes.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 11:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 33.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  after midnight tomorrow.
* Impact...At 33.0 Feet...The town of Gale begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3723 8959 3709 8946 3713 8929 3725 8941


$$



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