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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 8:58 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western
Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including the following
areas, in southern Illinois, Hardin, Massac, and Pope. 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, Mississippi and New Madrid.

* Through this evening

* increasing showers and isolated thunderstorms will produce
locally heavy rainfall today. Tropical downpours have been
producing over two inches of rain in one hour in isolated
locations in southern Illinois. These types of rainfall rates
could occur anywhere within the watch area today.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low lying areas may quickly become flooded.

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 or flood advisories be issued.




845 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Pulaski County in southern Illinois...
Massac County in southern Illinois...
Marshall County in western Kentucky...
McCracken County in western Kentucky...
Ballard County in western Kentucky...
Fulton County in western Kentucky...
Calloway County in western Kentucky...
Livingston County in western Kentucky...
Hickman County in western Kentucky...
Carlisle County in western Kentucky...
Graves County in western Kentucky...
Mississippi County in southeastern Missouri...
New Madrid County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 245 PM CDT Friday

* at 844 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Should the
heavy rains persist or increase in intensity, a Flash Flood Warning
may be required for some areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Paducah, Murray, Sikeston, Mayfield, Metropolis, Charleston,
Benton, Portageville, East Prairie, New Madrid, Cairo, Calvert
City, Fulton, Hickman, Clinton, Lilbourn, La Center, Miner,
Bardwell and Wickliffe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3639 8997 3663 8996 3663 8970 3686 8970
      3702 8926 3707 8931 3698 8914 3712 8927
      3732 8922 3733 8925 3734 8898 3734 8871
      3724 8848 3739 8847 3740 8832 3738 8830
      3650 8805 3650 8953 3634 8954


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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 8:58 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western
Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including the following
areas, in southern Illinois, Hardin, Massac, and Pope. 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, Mississippi and New Madrid.

* Through this evening

* increasing showers and isolated thunderstorms will produce
locally heavy rainfall today. Tropical downpours have been
producing over two inches of rain in one hour in isolated
locations in southern Illinois. These types of rainfall rates
could occur anywhere within the watch area today.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low lying areas may quickly become flooded.

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 or flood advisories be issued.




845 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Pulaski County in southern Illinois...
Massac County in southern Illinois...
Marshall County in western Kentucky...
McCracken County in western Kentucky...
Ballard County in western Kentucky...
Fulton County in western Kentucky...
Calloway County in western Kentucky...
Livingston County in western Kentucky...
Hickman County in western Kentucky...
Carlisle County in western Kentucky...
Graves County in western Kentucky...
Mississippi County in southeastern Missouri...
New Madrid County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 245 PM CDT Friday

* at 844 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Should the
heavy rains persist or increase in intensity, a Flash Flood Warning
may be required for some areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Paducah, Murray, Sikeston, Mayfield, Metropolis, Charleston,
Benton, Portageville, East Prairie, New Madrid, Cairo, Calvert
City, Fulton, Hickman, Clinton, Lilbourn, La Center, Miner,
Bardwell and Wickliffe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3639 8997 3663 8996 3663 8970 3686 8970
      3702 8926 3707 8931 3698 8914 3712 8927
      3732 8922 3733 8925 3734 8898 3734 8871
      3724 8848 3739 8847 3740 8832 3738 8830
      3650 8805 3650 8953 3634 8954


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