Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WWUS83 KPAH 282351
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
651 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ILZ089-090-094-KYZ007-008-011-290030-
POPE IL-MASSAC IL-JOHNSON IL-LYON KY-MARSHALL KY-LIVINGSTON KY-
651 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 647 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CREAL SPRINGS TO BURNA
TO NEAR EDDYVILLE...AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE UP TO 15 MINUTES AHEAD
OF THE LINE OF STORMS. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...BETWEEN ONE AND ONE AND
HALF INCHES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITHIN AN HOUR OF THE RAIN
STARTING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. THIS MAY CAUSE BRIEF FLOODING OF
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FLOOD PRONE ROADWAYS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CALVERT CITY...EDDYVILLE...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...DIXON SPRINGS...
BURNA...NEW COLUMBIA...LEDBETTER...KUTTAWA...GRAND RIVERS...
SMITHLAND...NEW BURNSIDE...SIMPSON AND HAMLETSBURG.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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 AND THE KENTUCKY AND BARKLEY LAKE DAM
AREAS...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 3708 8852 3741 8889 3760 8875 3760 8873
      3729 8839 3722 8820 3718 8822 3717 8819
      3713 8819 3713 8817 3714 8816 3715 8813
      3716 8813 3716 8812 3718 8810 3715 8803
      3697 8819
TIME...MOT...LOC 2347Z 027DEG 16KT 3757 8875 3727 8841 3714 8803

$$

SMITH



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