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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
349 AM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
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-
349 AM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage and
intensity today. The primary hazard will be locally heavy
rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for southeast
Missouri, extreme western Kentucky, and a small part of southern
Illinois through this evening. In addition, a few storms east of
the Mississippi River could be capable of producing a brief

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

An extended period of excessive heat is anticipated Thursday through
early next week. Headlines will likely be required. Maximum
afternoon heat index values will easily surpass 100 degrees.
Numerous locations may top out around 105 degrees or slightly
higher. Little relief is anticipated at night.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms Wednesday night into
Thursday, generally east of the Mississippi River.


Spotter activation is not anticipated due to the isolated nature
of any severe weather.



Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Paducah KY
335 AM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

.The remnants of Tropical Storm Barry will bring showers and
thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall today.

Ballard-McCracken-Graves-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
Including the cities of Jonesboro, Vienna, Cairo, Mound City,
Metropolis, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe, Paducah,
Mayfield, Marble Hill, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont,
Van Buren, Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston,
Charleston, and New Madrid
335 AM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and all of
  southeast Missouri, including the following areas, in southern
  Illinois, Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, and Union. In
  western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman,
  and McCracken, as well as all of southeast Missouri.

* Through this evening

* Locally heavy rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Storm Barry
  will continue to affect the region. Showers and storms are
  expected to increase in coverage and intensity today. The
  primary hazard will be localized flash flooding from
  thunderstorms with torrential rainfall. Storms could produce
  hourly rainfall rates of up to 2 inches. Up to three inches of
  rain has already fallen in parts of southeast Missouri.

* Flash flooding could lead to life threatening situations for
  motorists and residents located in low lying areas or near
  rapidly rising creeks.


A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.




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