Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 282200
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
500 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

ILC003-153-290000-
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PULASKI IL-ALEXANDER IL-
500 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
  AREAS IN...
  EASTERN ALEXANDER COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...
  PULASKI COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT.

* AT 455 PM CDT...RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL BETWEEN ONE AND HALF TO
TWO AND A HALF INCHES SINCE 4 PM CDT WAS NOTED FROM KARNAK AND
TAMMS...SOUTH TO CAIRO. AN ADDITIONAL HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL
IS EXPECTED BEFORE THE STORMS MOVE OUT OF THE ADVISORY AREA BY 6PM
CDT. THIS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE BRIEF FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
SOME SECONDARY ROADS THROUGH 7 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3701 8928 3704 8929 3703 8926 3705 8924
      3707 8930 3733 8937 3732 8905 3729 8904
      3731 8902 3730 8894 3723 8897 3722 8902
      3716 8909 3712 8911

$$

SMITH








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