Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS43 KILX 231256
FLWILX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
656 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

ILC183-232215-
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Vermilion-
656 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
  Vermilion County in east central Illinois...

* Until 415 PM CST Friday

* At 654 AM CST, emergency management reported areal flooding was
  still occurring across portions of the county and causing road
  closures. However, flood waters were beginning to recede.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Danville, Hoopeston, Georgetown, Westville, Tilton, Catlin,
  Oakwood, Rossville, Ridge Farm, Potomac, Fairmount, Sidell, Rankin,
  Fithian, Belgium, Allerton, Muncie, Bismarck, Indianola and
  Henning.

This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 199 and 219.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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LAT...LON 3988 8757 3987 8757 3987 8761 3988 8762
      3988 8793 4049 8793 4049 8753 3988 8754

$$

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