Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 060355
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1055 PM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

...The flood warning continues for the...Mississippi River...at
Cape Girardeau...affecting the indicated counties in Illinois and
Missouri...

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

.Heavy rainfall upstream has caused river levels to rise on the
Mississippi River. At Cape Girardeau...the latest stage was 31.2
feet. Flood Stage is 32 feet. The Mississippi is expected to rise
above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue to rise to near
34.0 feet by Saturday morning. See the details below.

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-MOC031-157-201-070755-
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/CPGM7.1.ER.140708T1200Z.140712T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1055 PM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* from Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 10:30 PM Saturday the stage was 31.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
  to rise to near 34.0 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The Mississippi
  River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3760 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3760 8941

$$




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