Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 191527
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1027 AM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

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

  Little Wabash River at Carmi affecting Gallatin...Wayne and White
  Counties

.Heavy rainfall over the past week has resulted in river levels
remaining high on many area rivers. Minor flooding is forecast to
continue on the Little Wabash River at Carmi through the middle of
next week.

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/

&&

ILC059-191-193-201927-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160826T0000Z/
/CARI2.1.ER.160819T1100Z.160822T0600Z.160825T1800Z.NO/
1027 AM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* until Thursday evening.
* At  9:30 AM Friday the stage was 27.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.5 feet by
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Flood waters flow up McHenry slough and
  areas near Route 1 and 14 in Carmi begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3826 8816 3801 8828 3791 8812 3793 8808
      3804 8813 3825 8802

$$



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