Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service St Louis MO
939 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in St Louis has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Randolph County in southwestern Illinois...

* Until 545 PM CDT Saturday.

* At 936 AM CDT, local law enforcement officials reported that some
  of the secondary roads across the county are flooded and closed.
  This flooding is the result of heavy rain across the warned area.
  Radar estimates that 2 to 4 inches of rain has fallen across the
  southern half of the Randolph County. Additional thunderstorms
  with heavy rain are expected later this morning and this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Chester, Sparta, Red Bud, Bremen, Steeleville, Percy, Coulterville,
  Tilden, Evansville, Baldwin, Eden, Preston, Blair, Prairie Du
  Rocher, Prairie, Ellis Grove, Ruma, Houston, Rockwood and
  Kaskaskia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT...LON 3782 8968 3780 8968 3785 8974 3785 8979
      3788 8980 3791 8984 3787 8990 3788 8994
      3793 8998 3796 8992 3796 8993 3797 9000
      3801 9006 3802 9010 3806 9013 3809 9021
      3814 9004 3822 9003 3822 8959 3795 8960

$$

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