Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
733 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL VERMILION COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 728 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED A THUNDERSTORM HAD
  PRODUCED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATED 4 TO 6
  INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA THIS AFTERNOON.
  FLASH FLOODING HAS ALREADY OCCURRED OVER THE AREA AND MANY COUNTY
  ROADS REMAIN IMPASSABLE. ALTHOUGH THE RAINFALL HAS COME TO AN
  END...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE STILL WORKING
  ON WATER COVERED ROADS AND THE WATER HAS YET TO RECEDE IN SOME
  LOCATIONS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DANVILLE...TILTON...CATLIN...OAKWOOD...FAIRMOUNT...FITHIAN...
  MUNCIE...BISMARCK...HENNING...VERMILION COUNTY AIRPORT...
  COLLISON...ALVIN AND KICKAPOO STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 198 AND 216.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4014 8753 3998 8794 4018 8794 4038 8753

$$

HJS


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