411  
WGUS53 KPAH 051036  
FFWPAH  
ILC055-077-081-145-051330-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
536 AM CDT FRI AUG 5 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
WESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
SOUTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
EASTERN PERRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
NORTHEASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 830 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 536 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A NEARLY STATIONARY CLUSTER  
OF THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.  
BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. FLASH  
FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
DU QUOIN, CHRISTOPHER, REND LAKE AREA, SESSER, ZEIGLER, ROYALTON,  
ELKVILLE, VALIER, TAMAROA, NORTH CITY, BUCKNER, WALTONVILLE,  
DOWELL, AND ST. JOHNS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS INFORMATION TO THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3821 8933 3821 8899 3786 8900 3787 8933  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
RJP  
 
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