Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS43 KPAH 061716
FLWPAH
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1116 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a
flood warning for the following river in Illinois...Kentucky...

  Ohio River at Brookport Dam affecting Massac and McCracken Counties

.Recent heavy rainfall is causing river levels to rise along portions
of the lower Ohio River at Brookport Dam. Minor flooding is
expected at Brookport Dam during the upcoming week. The river will
rise above flood stage tomorrow.

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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ILC127-KYC145-072116-
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1116 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* from Sunday evening until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 34.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 39.0 feet by Thursday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 37.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

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LAT...LON 3727 8884 3714 8888 3709 8872 3715 8861


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