Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1048 PM CDT WED JUL 26 2017

1048 PM CDT WED JUL 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  West central Christian County in central Illinois...
  Central Sangamon County in central Illinois...

* Until 145 AM CDT

* At 1047 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain fell from
  thunderstorms this evening. This has caused urban and small stream
  flooding in the Springfield area. Locally over one inch of rain
  has fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Springfield, Chatham, Sherman, Rochester, Riverton, Jerome,
  Southern View, Leland Grove, Grandview, Spaulding, Berry, Clear
  Lake, Sangchris Lake State Park and Capital Airport.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 55 between mile markers 86 and 105.
 Interstate 72 between mile markers 92 and 110.


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 3991 8951 3963 8941 3965 8976 3992 8977



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