National Weather Service storm reports Oct. 5-6 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

National Weather Service storm reports Oct. 5-6

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The following storm reports are from the National Weather Service in Paducah, KY & Memphis, TN:


2:45 PM: 60 mph winds reported in Ina, IL

5:30 PM: Wind gusts of 55 to 60 mph with some rotation noted in the clouds in Bardwell, KY

5:55 PM: Wall cloud reported by spotters in western McCracken County, KY

6:16 PM: Non rotating wall cloud in McCracken County. No damage reported. No funnel clouds reported.

6:52 PM: Law enforcement report tornado touched down west of the Obion River overpass on Highway 51 in Elbridge, TN (Obion County).

7:16 PM: Sheriff Jerry Vastbinder of Obion Co. says no damage reported yet but there was some hail with this system reported in the middle of the county.

8:03 PM: Trained spotter reports a well-defined funnel cloud NW of Martin, TN.

8:05 PM: Obion County EMA reports several power poles and trees down throughout South Fulton.

8:29 PM: Fulton County sheriff's dispatch reports hail and street flooding in the city of Fulton. Three businesses have water in the doorway.

10:40 PM: Street flooding reported on KY. Ave. near Baptist Health in Paducah. Low area on Jackson St. under the railroad overpass is blocked due to water.

Paducah recorded 2.35 inches of rain since 9:35 PM.

Owensboro reports 2.40 inches of rain.

Central dispatch reports area of Dornbush Road in Massac County, IL under water in places.

10:50 PM: State Rte. 80 and the intersection of 1772 impassable due to water, one mile west of Arlington, KY.


12:10 AM: Water over Coleman Rd. & the intersection of Highway 641 in Marion, KY

12:25 AM: Spotter reports 2 inches of water over US 62 in Lovelaceville, KY.

1:22 AM: 4.10 inches of rain in 24 hours in Paducah, KY.

7:00 AM: 4.35 inches of rain in 24 hours in Cairo, IL.

8:00 AM: 2.5 inches of rain in 24 hours, two miles south of Junction, IL.

Road conditions

KYTC District 1 reports the following roads are covered with water Sunday morning:

Carlisle County

US 62 CLOSED @ 4mm at West Fork Creek Bottoms west of Cunningham

KY 1820 CLOSED @ 2mm

KY 1628 CLOSED @ KY 121 Intersection

KY 1628 CLOSED @ 3mm

Drivers are asked to use appropriate caution. There have been flash flood warnings issued for several of counties.

Remember, as little as 6 inches of running water can sweep you off your feet and push a vehicle off the road.

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