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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
255 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
EASTERN LYON COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
HOPKINS COUNTY IN NORTHWEST KENTUCKY...
NORTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT.

* AT 247 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL TOTALS FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 500 PM.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...COBB...DAWSON SPRINGS...
EARLINGTON...EDDYVILLE...FARMERSVILLE...MADISONVILLE...MORTONS
GAP...NORTONVILLE...OLNEY...PRINCETON...ST. CHARLES AND WHITE
PLAINS. CREEKS...STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

&&

LAT...LON 3713 8738 3711 8754 3708 8762 3697 8777
3695 8785 3696 8789 3691 8799 3688 8813
3714 8809 3746 8736 3731 8734 3731 8738
3726 8739 3718 8733

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