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Warnings

flash flood
Fayette County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FAYETTE COUNTY UNTIL 800
AM CDT...

AT 239 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH POCKETS OF MODERATE RAINFALL
ACROSS FAYETTE COUNTY. THIS MAY PRODUCE ANOTHER ONE-HALF INCH OF
RAIN OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR SO...ADDING TO THE 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN
THAT FELL OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FAYETTE COUNTY MONDAY EVENING.

SEVERAL STREAM GAGES IN FAYETTE COUNTY...INCLUDING HICKORY CREEK AT
BLUFF CITY AND HURRICANE CREEK AT MULBERRY GROVE...ARE RISING
RAPIDLY AND SHOULD PUSH ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SHORTLY. ITS ALSO
IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
CONTINUE THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE RAIN
COMES TO AN END.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING
INCLUDE...VANDALIA...BROWNSTOWN...FARINA...RAMSEY...SHOBONIER...ST.
ELMO AND WRIGHTS CORNER.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES RAMSEY LAKE STATE PARK.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES...
INTERSTATE 70 IN ILLINOIS FROM EXIT 61 TO EXIT 76.
INTERSTATE 57 NEAR EXIT 135.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3882 8874 3883 8913 3874 8914 3874 8925
3922 8925 3922 8881 3892 8880 3891 8869
3883 8869

$$

Watches

flash flood
Coles County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SHELBY. IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...CLARK...
COLES...CUMBERLAND AND EDGAR. IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...CLAY...
CRAWFORD...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...LAWRENCE AND RICHLAND.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WITHIN
STRONGER STORMS...PRODUCING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND COME TO
AN END BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS
DITCHES...VIADUCTS...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

&&

$$

Cumberland County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SHELBY. IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...CLARK...
COLES...CUMBERLAND AND EDGAR. IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...CLAY...
CRAWFORD...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...LAWRENCE AND RICHLAND.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WITHIN
STRONGER STORMS...PRODUCING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND COME TO
AN END BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS
DITCHES...VIADUCTS...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

&&

$$

Edgar County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SHELBY. IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...CLARK...
COLES...CUMBERLAND AND EDGAR. IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...CLAY...
CRAWFORD...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...LAWRENCE AND RICHLAND.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WITHIN
STRONGER STORMS...PRODUCING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND COME TO
AN END BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS
DITCHES...VIADUCTS...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

&&

$$

Effingham County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SHELBY. IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...CLARK...
COLES...CUMBERLAND AND EDGAR. IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...CLAY...
CRAWFORD...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...LAWRENCE AND RICHLAND.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WITHIN
STRONGER STORMS...PRODUCING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND COME TO
AN END BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS
DITCHES...VIADUCTS...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

&&

$$

Montgomery County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...IN ILLINOIS...BOND IL...CLINTON IL...FAYETTE IL...
MADISON IL...MARION IL...MONROE IL...MONTGOMERY IL...RANDOLPH
IL...ST. CLAIR IL AND WASHINGTON IL. IN MISSOURI...IRON MO...
JEFFERSON MO...MADISON MO...REYNOLDS MO...ST. FRANCOIS MO...
STE. GENEVIEVE MO AND WASHINGTON MO.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF EARLY THIS MORNING. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS
BETWEEN 1.5 AND 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALIZED RAINFALLS
OF 3 TO 4 INCHES.

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING OR POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS...AND ULTIMATELY DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING ON
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. SIGNIFICANT RISES ON LARGER
STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT
IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE
AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING.
CHECK YOUR PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS...ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS. STAY INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR QUICK ACTION
IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$

Shelby County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SHELBY. IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...CLARK...
COLES...CUMBERLAND AND EDGAR. IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...CLAY...
CRAWFORD...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...LAWRENCE AND RICHLAND.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WITHIN
STRONGER STORMS...PRODUCING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND COME TO
AN END BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS
DITCHES...VIADUCTS...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

&&

$$

Fayette County, IL

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...IN ILLINOIS...BOND IL...CLINTON IL...FAYETTE IL...
MADISON IL...MARION IL...MONROE IL...MONTGOMERY IL...RANDOLPH
IL...ST. CLAIR IL AND WASHINGTON IL. IN MISSOURI...IRON MO...
JEFFERSON MO...MADISON MO...REYNOLDS MO...ST. FRANCOIS MO...
STE. GENEVIEVE MO AND WASHINGTON MO.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF EARLY THIS MORNING. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS
BETWEEN 1.5 AND 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALIZED RAINFALLS
OF 3 TO 4 INCHES.

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING OR POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS...AND ULTIMATELY DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING ON
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. SIGNIFICANT RISES ON LARGER
STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT
IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE
AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING.
CHECK YOUR PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS...ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS. STAY INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR QUICK ACTION
IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$

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