Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 181526
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1026 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

...The flood warning continues for the Mississippi River
   affecting areas in Illinois and Missouri...

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

.Water levels continue to slowly fall along portions of the mid
Mississippi River with minor flood conditions forecast to end at
Cape Girardeau Missouri within the next 24 hours.

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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ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-191500-
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/CPGM7.1.ER.140708T2218Z.140714T0630Z.140719T0900Z.NO/
1026 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* until Saturday morning.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 32.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below flood stage early Saturday.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The Mississippi
  River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

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

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