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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:45 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* From late Friday night until further notice.
* At 9:45 am Tuesday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Friday night and continue
to rise to near 21.3 feet by Thursday January 31.
* At 21.0 feet... River Road in The Mount Carmel, Illinois area begins
to flood. Lowland flooding in progress. A few local river roads
are closed by high water.


Lat... Lon 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
      3827 8800 3847 8777




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:54 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM CST this evening through
Wednesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois, southwest
Indiana, and southeast Missouri.

* From 9 PM CST this evening through Wednesday morning

* the combination of the snowmelt from this past weekends snow
storm, combined with moderate rainfall is expected to move
across the watch area overnight. This will lead to a rapid
runoff of water into ditches, creeks, and streams, as well as
low lying and poorly drained areas. Rainfall amounts of one half
to one inch of rain are expected over the watch area.

* Runoff of water onto roadways that remain snow and ice covered
will cause hazardous travel conditions early on. Be watchful for
hydroplaning on water covered roadways. Rapid flooding of low
lying areas will be possible and flood prone roadways may become
blocked quickly. Ditches and streams will also rise to near
bankfull over a short period of time and spread onto nearby
roadways and grounds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



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Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:54 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 am CST
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 am CST
Wednesday.

* Timing... of the gusty winds will start over southeast Missouri
after 7 PM CST and will exit the west Kentucky pennyrile by 7 am
CST Wednesday.

* Winds... are expected be sustained between 20 and 25 mph with
wind gusts 35 to 40 mph. Higher gusts may be possible near bands
of rain showers.

* Impacts... due to the winds could lead to unsecured objects being
tossed around outdoors. Weakened tree limbs or trees may fall
on power lines and briefly cause power outages. Drivers of high
profile vehicles, especially those traveling east or west, may
encounter difficulty driving.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:54 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM CST this evening through
Wednesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois, southwest
Indiana, and southeast Missouri.

* From 9 PM CST this evening through Wednesday morning

* the combination of the snowmelt from this past weekends snow
storm, combined with moderate rainfall is expected to move
across the watch area overnight. This will lead to a rapid
runoff of water into ditches, creeks, and streams, as well as
low lying and poorly drained areas. Rainfall amounts of one half
to one inch of rain are expected over the watch area.

* Runoff of water onto roadways that remain snow and ice covered
will cause hazardous travel conditions early on. Be watchful for
hydroplaning on water covered roadways. Rapid flooding of low
lying areas will be possible and flood prone roadways may become
blocked quickly. Ditches and streams will also rise to near
bankfull over a short period of time and spread onto nearby
roadways and grounds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



Smith


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