Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
541 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

ILZ087-091-KYZ010-014-272330-
HARDIN IL-GALLATIN IL-CRITTENDEN KY-UNION KY-
541 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL GALLATIN...
HARDIN...NORTHWESTERN CRITTENDEN AND UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM
CDT...

AT 540 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MORGANFIELD TO 10
MILES SOUTH OF EQUALITY...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS. IN ADDITION...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER AN INCH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THIS WILL CAUSE BRIEF FLOODING
OF LOW LYING AND POORLY DRAINED AREAS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MORGANFIELD...STURGIS...BRECKINRIDGE CENTER...CAVE-IN-ROCK...
WAVERLY...ELIZABETHTOWN...KARBERS RIDGE AND GROSS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN PADUCAH.

IF ON OR NEAR THE OHIO RIVER...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3754 8795 3749 8809 3744 8830 3754 8835
      3759 8834 3773 8796 3776 8782 3771 8777
      3767 8775 3767 8776 3764 8773
TIME...MOT...LOC 2240Z 303DEG 15KT 3772 8794 3758 8833

$$

SMITH


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