Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS83 KILX 221245
FLSILX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
745 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ILC057-095-123-143-175-203-221800-
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MARSHALL IL-PEORIA IL-STARK IL-WOODFORD IL-FULTON IL-KNOX IL-
745 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
KNOX...FULTON...NORTHERN WOODFORD...STARK...PEORIA AND MARSHALL
COUNTIES UNTIL 100 PM CDT...

AT 742 AM CDT...WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. SPOTTERS REPORTED STANDING
WATER IN MOSSVILLE ON ROUTE 29 A QUARTER MILE NORTH OF ROUTE 6.
ADDITIONAL RURAL AND CITY ROADS ARE LIKELY BEING AFFECTED BY THE
HEAVY RAINFALL. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN COULD FALL
THROUGH 10 AM... ON TOP OF THE 2 TO 3 INCHES ESTIMATED BY DOPPLER
RADAR ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CANTON...GALESBURG...LACON...LEWISTOWN...PEORIA...ABINGDON...
ALTONA...AVON...BRADFORD...BRIMFIELD...CAMP GROVE...CASTLETON...
CHILLICOTHE...CUBA...DUNLAP...ELMIRA...ELMORE...ELMWOOD...FAIRVIEW...
FARMINGTON...GERMANTOWN HILLS...GILSON...HANNA CITY...HENRY...
IPAVA...KNOXVILLE...LA FAYETTE...LAURA...LONDON MILLS AND MAQUON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SO THAT THEY
MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO CLOSE FLOODED ROADWAYS. THEY WILL
RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN.

&&

LAT...LON 4123 8963 4115 8963 4115 8933 4111 8933
      4110 8904 4093 8904 4093 8901 4076 8899
      4077 8954 4062 8982 4025 9014 4025 9045
      4116 9044 4116 8988 4123 8987 4124 8983

$$

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