McCracken Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 3:26 PM CDT on July 07, 2015

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Massac County in southern Illinois...
Ballard County in western Kentucky...
McCracken County in western Kentucky...

* until 630 PM CDT

* at 325 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated more thunderstorms
producing heavy rain incoming... currently moving into western
Ballard County and poised to move across the warned area. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly as this additional rainfall
occurs overtop already saturated grounds from the heavy rains and
flooded areas earlier today.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Paducah... Metropolis... La Center... Wickliffe... Reidland... Lone
Oak... Brookport... Barlow... Mound City... Hendron... Lovelaceville...
Massac... West Paducah... Woodlawn-Oakdale... New Columbia... Kevil...
Joppa and Blandville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3697 8910 3700 8916 3703 8918 3707 8918
      3718 8907 3723 8900 3723 8893 3730 8893
      3734 8888 3734 8871 3716 8849 3707 8849
      3707 8857 3703 8852 3702 8848 3694 8849
      3695 8882 3692 8899 3693 8907 3692 8908




1252 PM CDT Tue Jul 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Grand Chain dam
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet by this
afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... water reaches the power house at lock and
dam 53.


Lat... Lon 3727 8908 3717 8916 3709 8907 3714 8888
      3727 8884




1252 PM CDT Tue Jul 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Brookport dam
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 39.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 40.0 feet by
tomorrow morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.


Lat... Lon 3727 8884 3714 8888 3709 8872 3715 8861





Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 11:23 AM CDT on July 07, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois... southwest
Indiana... western Kentucky and southeast Missouri... including
the following areas... in southern Illinois...
Alexander... Edwards... Franklin... Gallatin... Hamilton...
Hardin... Jackson... Jefferson... Johnson... Massac... Perry IL...
Pope... Pulaski... Saline... Union IL... Wabash... Wayne IL... white
and Williamson. In southwest Indiana... Gibson... Pike... Posey...
Spencer... Vanderburgh and Warrick. In western Kentucky...
Ballard... Caldwell... Calloway... Carlisle... Christian...
Crittenden... Daviess... Fulton... Graves... Henderson... Hickman...
Hopkins... Livingston... Lyon... Marshall... McCracken... McLean...
Muhlenberg... Todd... Trigg... Union KY and Webster. In southeast
Missouri... Bollinger... Butler... Cape Girardeau... Carter...
Mississippi... New Madrid... Perry MO... Ripley... Scott...
Stoddard and Wayne MO.

* Through Wednesday evening

* radar estimates show 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen already
over broad swaths of the region... while some locally heavier
reports in the 3 to 5 inch range had already caused flooding.
With rivers already in flood... many creeks and streams either
flooding or near bankfull... and more rain on the way over the
next 24 to 36 hours... including the potential for repeat heavy
rains over the same areas... additional flash flooding is
expected.

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.





Record Report
Statement as of 07:26 am CDT on July 07, 2015

... Record daily precipitation set at Paducah KY...

Record daily rainfall was broken at Paducah KY today with 2.98
inches of rain having fallen so far. This breaks the old record of
2.24 inches set back in 1958. With the chance of more rain later
today this record could go up. A new statement will be issued later
today if needed.


Local Storm Report


07/07/2015 0511 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.





07/07/2015 0550 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Friendship Road and Seneca Lane completely under water
            and impassable.




07/07/2015 1226 PM

Lone Oak, McCracken County.

Heavy rain e4.90 inch, reported by public.


            4.9 inches storm total from this morning




07/07/2015 0556 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            New Holt Road underwater. Fire and Rescue vehicles unable
            to navigate across.




07/07/2015 0604 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by ASOS.





07/07/2015 0652 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Madison street impassable. Water up to homes. Report via
            social media report with photos.




07/07/2015 0511 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.





07/07/2015 0550 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Friendship Road and Seneca Lane completely under water
            and impassable.




07/07/2015 1226 PM

Lone Oak, McCracken County.

Heavy rain e4.90 inch, reported by public.


            4.9 inches storm total from this morning




07/07/2015 0556 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            New Holt Road underwater. Fire and Rescue vehicles unable
            to navigate across.




07/07/2015 0604 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by ASOS.





07/07/2015 0652 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Madison street impassable. Water up to homes. Report via
            social media report with photos.




07/07/2015 0511 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.





07/07/2015 0550 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Friendship Road and Seneca Lane completely under water
            and impassable.




07/07/2015 1226 PM

Lone Oak, McCracken County.

Heavy rain e4.90 inch, reported by public.


            4.9 inches storm total from this morning




07/07/2015 0556 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            New Holt Road underwater. Fire and Rescue vehicles unable
            to navigate across.




07/07/2015 0604 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by ASOS.





07/07/2015 0652 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Madison street impassable. Water up to homes. Report via
            social media report with photos.




07/07/2015 1226 PM

Lone Oak, McCracken County.

Heavy rain e4.90 inch, reported by public.


            4.9 inches storm total from this morning





07/07/2015 1226 PM

Lone Oak, McCracken County.

Heavy rain e4.90 inch, reported by public.


            4.9 inches storm total from this morning





07/07/2015 1226 PM

Lone Oak, McCracken County.

Heavy rain e4.90 inch, reported by public.


            4.9 inches storm total from this morning





07/07/2015 0652 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Madison street impassable. Water up to homes. Report via
            social media report with photos.





07/07/2015 0652 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Madison street impassable. Water up to homes. Report via
            social media report with photos.





07/07/2015 0652 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Madison street impassable. Water up to homes. Report via
            social media report with photos.





07/07/2015 0604 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by ASOS.






07/07/2015 0556 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            New Holt Road underwater. Fire and Rescue vehicles unable
            to navigate across.





07/07/2015 0604 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by ASOS.






07/07/2015 0604 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by ASOS.






07/07/2015 0556 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            New Holt Road underwater. Fire and Rescue vehicles unable
            to navigate across.





07/07/2015 0556 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            New Holt Road underwater. Fire and Rescue vehicles unable
            to navigate across.





07/07/2015 0550 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Friendship Road and Seneca Lane completely under water
            and impassable.





07/07/2015 0550 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Friendship Road and Seneca Lane completely under water
            and impassable.





07/07/2015 0550 am

Paducah, McCracken County.

Flash flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Friendship Road and Seneca Lane completely under water
            and impassable.





07/07/2015 0511 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.






07/07/2015 0511 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.






07/07/2015 0511 am

West Paducah, McCracken County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.




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