Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 260117
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
817 PM CDT Sat May 25 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Illinois...Indiana...

  Wabash River at New Harmony

.Runoff from recent heavy rainfall has resulted in water levels
rising along the Wabash River at New Harmony. Minor flooding is
forecast with flood stage reached Sunday night. A crest of 15.1
feet is forecast Monday, before falling below flood stage
Tuesday afternoon.

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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ILC059-185-193-INC051-129-270518-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0086.190527T0600Z-190529T0000Z/
/NHRI3.1.ER.190527T0600Z.190527T1800Z.190528T1800Z.NO/
817 PM CDT Sat May 25 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* from late Sunday night to Tuesday evening.
* At  7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday night and
  continue to rise to near 15.1 feet by Monday evening. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 Feet...The river overflows low ground on the
  Illinois side.

&&

LAT...LON 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810

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