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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:26 PM CDT on July 07, 2015

Expires 7:30 PM EDT on July 07, 2015


The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Massac County in southern Illinois...
Ballard County in western Kentucky...
McCracken County in western Kentucky...

* until 630 PM CDT

* at 325 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated more thunderstorms
producing heavy rain incoming... currently moving into western
Ballard County and poised to move across the warned area. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly as this additional rainfall
occurs overtop already saturated grounds from the heavy rains and
flooded areas earlier today.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Paducah... Metropolis... La Center... Wickliffe... Reidland... Lone
Oak... Brookport... Barlow... Mound City... Hendron... Lovelaceville...
Massac... West Paducah... Woodlawn-Oakdale... New Columbia... Kevil...
Joppa and Blandville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3697 8910 3700 8916 3703 8918 3707 8918
      3718 8907 3723 8900 3723 8893 3730 8893
      3734 8888 3734 8871 3716 8849 3707 8849
      3707 8857 3703 8852 3702 8848 3694 8849
      3695 8882 3692 8899 3693 8907 3692 8908




1252 PM CDT Tue Jul 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Grand Chain dam
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet by this
afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... water reaches the power house at lock and
dam 53.


Lat... Lon 3727 8908 3717 8916 3709 8907 3714 8888
      3727 8884




1252 PM CDT Tue Jul 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 48.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 48.5 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at 50.0 feet... the first gate is closed at Cairo.


Lat... Lon 3709 8946 3651 8918 3680 8900 3709 8907
      3717 8916





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:23 AM CDT on July 07, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 08, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois... southwest
Indiana... western Kentucky and southeast Missouri... including
the following areas... in southern Illinois...
Alexander... Edwards... Franklin... Gallatin... Hamilton...
Hardin... Jackson... Jefferson... Johnson... Massac... Perry IL...
Pope... Pulaski... Saline... Union IL... Wabash... Wayne IL... white
and Williamson. In southwest Indiana... Gibson... Pike... Posey...
Spencer... Vanderburgh and Warrick. In western Kentucky...
Ballard... Caldwell... Calloway... Carlisle... Christian...
Crittenden... Daviess... Fulton... Graves... Henderson... Hickman...
Hopkins... Livingston... Lyon... Marshall... McCracken... McLean...
Muhlenberg... Todd... Trigg... Union KY and Webster. In southeast
Missouri... Bollinger... Butler... Cape Girardeau... Carter...
Mississippi... New Madrid... Perry MO... Ripley... Scott...
Stoddard and Wayne MO.

* Through Wednesday evening

* radar estimates show 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen already
over broad swaths of the region... while some locally heavier
reports in the 3 to 5 inch range had already caused flooding.
With rivers already in flood... many creeks and streams either
flooding or near bankfull... and more rain on the way over the
next 24 to 36 hours... including the potential for repeat heavy
rains over the same areas... additional flash flooding is
expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 7:26 AM CDT on July 07, 2015


... Record daily precipitation set at Paducah KY...

Record daily rainfall was broken at Paducah KY today with 2.98
inches of rain having fallen so far. This breaks the old record of
2.24 inches set back in 1958. With the chance of more rain later
today this record could go up. A new statement will be issued later
today if needed.


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Alaska - Dense Smoke Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
California - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
Nevada - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Wyoming - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report