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NWS: Flood Advisory Issued Until 3:45 PM

NWS: Flood Advisory Issued Until 3:45 PM

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2016

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
GALLATIN COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS…
HOPKINS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…
HENDERSON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…
UNION COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…
MCLEAN COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…
TODD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…
DAVIESS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…
WEBSTER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…
CHRISTIAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…
MUHLENBERG COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 1250 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED MORE RAIN MOVING IN OVER
AREAS THAT RECEIVED QUITE A BIT OF RAIN ALREADY. SOME EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN THIS AREA OF RAIN INCOMING COULD PRODUCE
HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR
FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
EVANSVILLE…OWENSBORO…HOPKINSVILLE…HENDERSON…MADISONVILLE…
OAK GROVE…MOUNT VERNON…CENTRAL
CITY…GREENVILLE…MORGANFIELD… PROVIDENCE…DAWSON
SPRINGS…ELKTON…STURGIS…SHAWNEETOWN…CALHOUN… FORT
CAMPBELL NORTH…BRECKINRIDGE CENTER…SEBREE AND GUTHRIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND…DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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