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FLASH FLOOD WATCH

             
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
406 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOODING REMAINS POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDDAY...

.HEAVY RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND MUCH OF
WESTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

KYZ001>013-015>017-019>022-MOZ112-114-041800-
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/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-
MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-
CHRISTIAN-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HICKMAN...CLINTON...BARDWELL...
WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...MURRAY...
MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...
HOPKINSVILLE...OWENSBORO...CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...
CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
406 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
  BALLARD...CALDWELL...CALLOWAY...CARLISLE...CHRISTIAN...
  CRITTENDEN...DAVIESS...FULTON...GRAVES...HICKMAN...HOPKINS...
  LIVINGSTON...LYON...MARSHALL...MCCRACKEN...MCLEAN...
  MUHLENBERG...TODD...TRIGG AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
   MISSISSIPPI AND NEW MADRID.

* UNTIL NOON CST TODAY

* RECENT SNOW MELT HAS RESULTED IN SATURATED GROUND ACROSS THE
  FLOOD WATCH AREA. HEAVY RAIN FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  MORNING WILL RESULT IN EXCESSIVE RUNOFF AND MAY LEAD TO
  FLOODING.

* MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT WATER ON ROADS...AND BE PREPARED TO
  FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. THOSE IN LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE MOST
  PRONE TO FLOODING.

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

RJP


 

 

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