532  
WGUS63 KPAH 221934  
FFAPAH  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
134 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
ILZ090-091-094-KYZ001>022-MOZ112-114-231000-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FF.A.0002.190223T0000Z-190224T0600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
POPE-HARDIN-MASSAC-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-  
GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-  
CALDWELL-UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-  
MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GOLCONDA, ELIZABETHTOWN, METROPOLIS,  
HICKMAN, CLINTON, BARDWELL, WICKLIFFE, PADUCAH, MAYFIELD,  
SMITHLAND, BENTON, MURRAY, MARION, EDDYVILLE, CADIZ, PRINCETON,  
MORGANFIELD, DIXON, MADISONVILLE, HOPKINSVILLE, HENDERSON,  
OWENSBORO, CALHOUN, GREENVILLE, ELKTON, CHARLESTON,  
AND NEW MADRID  
134 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING  
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...  
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, WESTERN KENTUCKY, AND SOUTHEAST  
MISSOURI, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES, IN SOUTHERN  
ILLINOIS, HARDIN, MASSAC, AND POPE. 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,  
MISSISSIPPI AND NEW MADRID.  
 
* FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* ONE AND ONE HALF TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WATCH AREA FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGHEST TOTALS SHOULD  
BE ALONG THE KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE BORDER, SLIGHTLY LOWER TOWARD  
THE OHIO RIVER.  
 
* GROUND CONDITIONS ARE ALREADY SATURATED FROM EARLIER FLOODING  
RAINFALL. RAINS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL ONLY CAUSE FLOODING OR  
FLASH FLOODING ONCE AGAIN, AS RUNOFF WILL OCCUR QUICKLY. IN  
AREAS ALREADY INUNDATED BY BACKWATER FROM AREA RIVERS AND  
CREEKS, SHARP RISES IN WATER LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN A SHORT  
PERIOD OF TIME.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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