Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 281444
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
944 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

  Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau and Thebes

.With expected precipitation and increased flows at Chester Illinois
over the next 24 hours...Cape Girardeau is now forecast to level out
just above flood stage and remain there through the weekend.
However...Thebes will continue to fall and is forecast to go 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/

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944 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* until further notice.
* At  9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 33.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 32.9 feet
  by Wednesday 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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ILC003-MOC201-290700-
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/THBI2.3.ER.150617T1311Z.150703T2300Z.150729T0100Z.NO/
944 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Thebes.
* until late tonight.
* At  9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 33.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage this evening.
* 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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