Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS43 KPAH 011747
FLWPAH
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1247 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...Kentucky...Missouri...

  Ohio River at Cairo affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
  Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties

.The combination of recent heavy rainfall and additional heavy rains the
next couple days will lead to water levels remaining high on area rivers.
Minor flooding is occurring on the Ohio River at Cairo with moderate
flooding forecast to develop by Friday morning and continuing into next
week.

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/

&&

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-022147-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0060.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.150621T0135Z.150705T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1247 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

...forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 45.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet by
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 50.0 Feet...The first gate is closed at Cairo.

&&

LAT...LON 3709 8946 3651 8918 3680 8900 3709 8907
      3717 8916

$$




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