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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Kentucky...

  Ohio River at Mount Vernon...J.T. Myers Dam...Shawneetown...
  Golconda...Smithland Dam...Paducah...Brookport Dam...
  Grand Chain Dam and Cairo.

.Heavy rainfall the past couple weeks has led to prolonged flooding
along the Ohio River. Water levels are slowly receding now with
minor flooding coming to an end at some point this weekend for
most, if not all, locations.

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/

&&

INC129-163-KYC101-225-280454-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150328T0454Z/
/MTVI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150319T1100Z.150327T2254Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Friday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 40.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Farm land and some main roads are flooded in
  places southwest and west of Mt. Vernon.

&&

LAT...LON 3792 8796 3780 8784 3781 8769 3796 8770
      3798 8784

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
307 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-271100-
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
307 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

MINOR TO MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON SELECTED AREA
RIVERS. SEE RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MINOR TO MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON SELECTED AREA
RIVERS. SEE RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

JP




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