Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1050 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

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GREENE IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-JERSEY IL-
1050 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  CENTRAL MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN JERSEY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 1048 AM CDT...GAUGES SHOWED SOME LARGER CREEKS AND STREAMS
  STILL RISING. SPOTTERS REPORTED UP TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN SINCE LAST
  NIGHT WITHIN THE WARNED AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GRANITE CITY...O`FALLON...ALTON...COLLINSVILLE...EDWARDSVILLE...
  GODFREY...GLEN CARBON...SHILOH...WOOD RIVER...TROY...BETHALTO...
  JERSEYVILLE...MARYVILLE...MASCOUTAH...PONTOON BEACH...LEBANON...
  CASEYVILLE...NEW BADEN...SCOTT AFB AND EAST ALTON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 70 IN ILLINOIS NEAR EXIT 21.
 INTERSTATE 55 IN ILLINOIS NEAR EXIT 23.
 INTERSTATE 64 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN EXITS 19 AND 27.

THIS ALSO INCLUDES  BEAVER DAM STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3859 8992 3865 9000 3873 8999 3878 9015
      3881 9012 3885 9011 3899 9042 3912 9032
      3942 9031 3929 8999 3878 8984 3872 8971
      3847 8971

$$

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