Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
827 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...POSSIBLE FAILING LEVEE MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING NEAR
COLONA...

.RISING RIVER LEVELS DUE TO RECENT HEAVY RAIN AND AN ICE JAM
MOVING DOWN THE GREEN RIVER HAS LEAD TO HIGH WATER THAT WAS
THREATENING TO TOP A LEVEE SOUTHWEST OF COLONA. FLASH FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE IF THIS LEVEE FAILS.

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HENRY IL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GENESEO
827 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREA...HENRY IL.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* HIGH WATER AND ICE ACTION WAS THREATENING TO TOP A LEVEE ALONG
  THE GREEN RIVER JUST UPSTREAM OF THE CONFLUENCE WITH THE ROCK
  RIVER AND SOUTHWEST OF COLONA.

* FLOODING OF NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS ON THE SOUTHWEST SIDE OF
  COLONA MAY OCCUR IF THIS LEVEE IS BREACHED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
MONITOR FORECASTS AND TAKE ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE
ISSUED OR FLASH FLOODING DEVELOPS.

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NICHOLS



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