Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
241 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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TRIGG KY-CHRISTIAN KY-
241 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  TRIGG COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
  CHRISTIAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 238 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. RADAR
  ESTIMATES OF ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN
  SINCE 1230 PM CDT. THE AREAS OF GREATEST CONCERN STRETCH ALONG AND
  NORTH OF A LINE FROM ROCKCASTLE TO CROFTON AND SOUTH OF A LINE
  FROM LINTON TO HOPKINSVILLE KENTUCKY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HOPKINSVILLE...OAK GROVE...CADIZ...FORT CAMPBELL NORTH...LAND BETWEEN
  THE LAKES AREA...PEMBROKE...CROFTON...ENERGY...CANTON...ROCKCASTLE...
  LAFAYETTE...HERNDON...HAWKINS AND LINTON.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO LOCALLY TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER
THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING LIKELY IN
POORLY DRAINED LOCATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3667 8786 3668 8803 3687 8810 3695 8789
      3694 8785 3696 8776 3702 8771 3715 8767
      3710 8752 3713 8749 3713 8737 3715 8736
      3715 8734 3711 8731 3711 8728 3708 8728
      3706 8726 3664 8734 3663 8784

$$

SMITH


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