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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
311 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-182115-
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-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-
311 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Rain tonight could cause some isolated flooding of poor drainage
areas in southern Illinois and southeast Missouri. Rainfall
amounts could be up to an inch in those areas.

Southerly winds are expected to gust from 30 to 40 mph tonight
after midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Southerly winds will shift to the west and are expected to gust
from 30 to 40 mph on Saturday as an arctic cold front crosses the
region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service PADUCAH KY
251 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-181030-
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-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-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown,
Jonesboro, Vienna, Golconda, Elizabethtown, Cairo, Mound City,
Metropolis, Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville, Evansville,
Boonville, Rockport, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe,
Paducah, Mayfield, Smithland, Benton, Murray, Marion, Eddyville,
Cadiz, Princeton, Morganfield, Dixon, Madisonville, Hopkinsville,
Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun, Greenville, Elkton, Perryville,
Marble Hill, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren,
Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston,
and New Madrid
251 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

...Strong, Gusty Winds Expected Later Tonight and Saturday...

An arctic cold front will approach the region later tonight, and
then cross the area during the day on Saturday. Southerly winds
of 30 to 40 mph are expected ahead of the front, with similar
speeds out of the west after the front passes Saturday. This could
cause loose items to blow around in yards, and possibly even pose
an impact on those driving high profile vehicles across the area.

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1200 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

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

  Ohio River at Shawneetown ...Paducah...Olmsted Lock and Dam and
  Cairo

.Th river has crested at Cairo, and is expected to crest at
Shawneetown tomorrow morning, at Olmsted Sunday morning, and at
Paducah Monday morning.  Slow falls will occur after the crests.

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/

&&

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-182200-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-200123T1200Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.200114T0155Z.200118T0000Z.200123T0600Z.NO/
1200 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 34.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 34.9 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 33.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3778 8811 3773 8800 3757 8800 3753 8818
      3771 8821


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