870  
WGUS43 KPAH 121515  
FLWPAH  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
1015 AM CDT FRI OCT 12 2018  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AFFECTING AREAS IN ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...  
 
AT THEBES AFFECTING ALEXANDER AND SCOTT COUNTIES  
 
.WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RISE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE MISSISSIPPI  
RIVER, WITH MINOR FLOOD CONDITIONS DEVELOPING AT THEBES, IL LATE  
TOMORROW MORNING. MODERATE FLOOD CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOPING  
THURSDAY MORNING, WHEN THE RIVER CRESTS AT 37 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
 
NEVER DRIVE CARS...TRUCKS OR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED  
AREAS. THE WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW SAFE PASSAGE. NEVER ALLOW  
CHILDREN TO PLAY IN OR NEAR FLOOD WATERS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER  
RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE UPDATED  
FORECASTS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=PAH /LOWER CASE/  
 

 
 
ILC003-MOC201-131915-  
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0074.181013T1600Z-000000T0000Z/  
/THBI2.2.ER.181013T1600Z.181018T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1015 AM CDT FRI OCT 12 2018  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT THEBES  
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY MORNING  
AND CREST NEAR 37.0 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 34.0 FEET...THE TOWN OF THEBES BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946  
 

 
 
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