Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 161445
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
945 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

  Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau affecting Alexander...Jackson...
  Union...Cape Girardeau...Perry and Scott Counties

.Heavy rainfall over southern Iowa, northern Missouri, and
central Illinois last week has caused river levels to
rise at Cape Girardeau.

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/

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/CPGM7.1.ER.140917T0400Z.140918T0000Z.140919T1500Z.NO/
945 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* from this evening to Friday afternoon.
* At  9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 31.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 32.5 feet by tomorrow evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by late Friday morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The Mississippi
  River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

&&

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

$$




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