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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:43 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Massac County in southern Illinois...
southern Pope County in southern Illinois...
Calloway County in western Kentucky...
Livingston County in western Kentucky...
Crittenden County in western Kentucky...
Caldwell County in western Kentucky...
Marshall County in western Kentucky...
McCracken County in western Kentucky...
Trigg County in western Kentucky...
southwestern Hopkins County in northwestern Kentucky...
Graves County in western Kentucky...
Lyon County in western Kentucky...

* until 300 PM CST Sunday

* at 1240 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding were moving into the warned
area. Since Thursday, widespread rainfalll radar estimates of one
and half to three and a half inches of rain fallen across the
warned area.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches is expected to fall
between 1 PM until midnight this Saturday. This will only cause
already swollen creeks and streams to rise and keep low-lying
roadways flooded. Anyone planning travel overnight should be extra
cautious and avoid flooded areas, when it is more difficult to see
the dangers.

Should intense, but short duration rainfall occur at any one
location that may cause a hazard to life and property, a Flash Flood
Warning could be issued for that area as well.

This Flood Warning may be cancelled earlier on Sunday, should water
recede faster than expected from flooded areas. Please report any
flooding to law enforcement, so that they can relay it to the
National Weather Service in Paducah.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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