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NWS: Flash Flood Watch & Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 PM CDT, Thursday

NWS: Flash Flood Watch & Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 PM CDT, Thursday

Bill Stephens

July 7th, 2016

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
852 AM CDT THU JUL 7 2016

ILZ084>094-KYZ004>017-020>022-MOZ076-086-087-072200-
/O.NEW.KPAH.FF.A.0009.160707T1352Z-160708T0100Z/
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JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-HARDIN-
ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-
MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-UNION KY-WEBSTER-
HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-
CAPE GIRARDEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CARBONDALE…MURPHYSBORO…HERRIN…
HARRISBURG…SHAWNEETOWN…JONESBORO…VIENNA…GOLCONDA…
ELIZABETHTOWN…CAIRO…MOUND CITY…METROPOLIS…WICKLIFFE…
PADUCAH…MAYFIELD…SYMSONIA…LOWES…SMITHLAND…BENTON…
HARRIS GROVE…KIRKSEY…MURRAY…NEW CONCORD…MARION…
EDDYVILLE…CADIZ…CANTON…LINTON…ROCKCASTLE…PRINCETON…
FRYER…MORGANFIELD…DIXON…MADISONVILLE…HOPKINSVILLE…
CALHOUN…GREENVILLE…ALLEGRE…CLIFTY…ELKTON…GUTHRIE…
PERRYVILLE…SILVER LAKE…MARBLE HILL…CAPE GIRARDEAU…JACKSON
852 AM CDT THU JUL 7 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS…WESTERN
KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI…

* UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS INTO
WESTERN KENTUCKY OVERNIGHT OCCURRED DUE TO INTENSE RAINFALL FROM PERSISTENT THUNDERSTORMS. EVEN THOUGH STORMS HAVE LET UP THIS
MORNING…A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
MISSOURI IS FORECAST TO MOVE SOUTHEAST AND ACROSS THE AREA LATER TODAY.

ADDITIONAL STORMS MAY FORM AS WELL. SO…FOR AREAS WHERE CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED…RENEWED FLASH FLOODING COULD OCCUR QUICKLY. WHERE FLOODING PERSISTS…IT COULD WORSEN SIGNIFICANTLY SHOULD STORMS DEVELOP OVER THE SAME AREAS.

* IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA…SEEK HIGHER
GROUND AND MOVE AWAY FROM FLOOD PRONE AREAS IMMEDIATELY.
OTHERWISE YOU WILL LIKELY PUT YOUR LIFE IN DANGER.

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.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 347
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 7 2016

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 347 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

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075-083-085-087-091-093-099-101-105-107-123-139-141-143-145-149-
157-163-169-171-177-183-207-213-217-219-221-225-227-233-
080100-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0347.160707T1740Z-160708T0100Z/

KY
. KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR ALLEN BALLARD
BARREN BRECKINRIDGE BUTLER
CALDWELL CALLOWAY CARLISLE
CHRISTIAN CLINTON CRITTENDEN
CUMBERLAND DAVIESS EDMONSON
FULTON GRAVES GRAYSON
GREEN HANCOCK HARDIN
HART HENDERSON HICKMAN
HOPKINS LARUE LIVINGSTON
LOGAN LYON MARSHALL
MCCRACKEN MCLEAN MEADE
METCALFE MONROE MUHLENBERG
OHIO RUSSELL SIMPSON
TAYLOR TODD TRIGG
UNION WARREN WEBSTER
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