Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 231412
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
912 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

  Big Muddy River near Murphysboro affecting Jackson County

.Heavy rainfall over the past few weeks has caused river levels to
rise. Water levels along portions of the Big Muddy River near
Murphysboro have risen above flood stage and will fall 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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ILC077-241812-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-160828T0600Z/
/MURI2.2.ER.160817T0805Z.160820T2230Z.160828T0000Z.NO/
912 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro
* until late Saturday night.
* At  8:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday evening.

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

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