Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS53 KILX 142356

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
656 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Northern Knox County in west central Illinois...

* Until 1000 PM CDT

* At 656 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported heavy rain across the
  warned area. Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Galesburg, Knoxville, Wataga, Oneida, Altona, Victoria, East
  Galesburg and Snake Den Hollow.

This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 46 and 54.


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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


LAT...LON 4115 9013 4115 8999 4104 8999 4080 9044
      4090 9044



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