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… The flood warning continues to apply to the following rivers in Missouri … Kentucky … Illinois … Ohio River in Cairo, Olmsted Lock and Dam and Paducah. For the Ohio River … including Owensboro, Newburgh Dam, Evansville, Mount Vernon, JT Myers Dam, Shawneetown, Golconda, Smithland Dam, Paducah, Olmsted Lock and Dam, Cairo … Moderate flooding is forecast. PRECAUTIONS / PREPARATION MEASURES … Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. More information is available at www.weather.gov. && … The flood warning remains in effect … The flood warning continues for the Ohio River in Paducah. * From this evening to Thursday April 8th. * On Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. CDT, the stage was 38.5 feet tall. * The tide level is 39.0 feet. * Minor floods are forecast. * Forecast … The river is expected to rise above the high tide level in the late evening to a ridge of 40.5 feet on Saturday morning. It will then fall under the flood on Thursday April 8th. * Impact … At 39.0 feet, minor flooding occurs, affecting primarily the lowlands and surrounding lower-lying areas. && … FREEZE WARNING REMAINS UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING … … FREEZE WARNING NOW FROM 10 PM UNTIL 9 PM CDT FRIDAY … * WHAT … For the first freeze warning, freezing temperatures of just 28 are expected for an hour or two this morning. For the second frost warning, minimum temperatures of up to 24 hours to eight hours are expected from Thursday evening to Friday morning. * WHERE … portions of Southwest Indiana, Southeast Missouri, West Kentucky, and South Illinois. * WHEN … For the first frost warning by 9 a.m. CDT this morning. For the second frost warning from 10pm tonight through 9am CDT Friday. * IMPACT … Freezing and freezing conditions kill crops and other fragile crops and potentially damage unprotected outdoor installations. PRECAUTIONS / PREPARATION MEASURES … Steps should already be taken to protect delicate plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible rupture of the water pipes outdoors, they should be wrapped, drained, or slowly drained. Those who have sprinkler systems in the ground should drain them and cover above-ground pipes to protect them from freezing. && … FREEZE WARNING REMAINS UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING … … FREEZE WARNING NOW FROM 10 PM UNTIL 9 PM CDT FRIDAY … * WHAT … For the first freeze warning, freezing temperatures of just 28 are expected for an hour or two this morning. For the second frost warning, minimum temperatures of up to 24 hours to eight hours are expected from Thursday evening to Friday morning. * WHERE … portions of Southwest Indiana, Southeast Missouri, West Kentucky, and South Illinois. * WHEN … For the first frost warning by 9 a.m. CDT this morning. For the second frost warning from 10pm tonight through 9am CDT Friday. * IMPACT … Freezing and freezing conditions kill crops and other fragile crops and potentially damage unprotected outdoor installations. PRECAUTIONS / PREPARATION MEASURES … Steps should already be taken to protect delicate plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of the water pipes outdoors, they should be wrapped, drained or slowly drained. Those who have sprinkler systems in the ground should drain them and cover above-ground pipes to protect them from freezing. &&

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