Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 221530
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1030 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

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

  Big Muddy River near Murphysboro affecting Jackson County

.Heavy rainfall from last week has caused river levels to
rise. The river should continue a slow fall to below flood stage
this weekend.

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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ILC077-231930-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-160829T0000Z/
/MURI2.2.ER.160817T0805Z.160820T2230Z.160828T1800Z.NO/
1030 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday early afternoon.

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LAT...LON 3777 8946 3760 8947 3760 8941 3773 8935
      3778 8915 3784 8915

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