Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
000
WGUS43 KILX 300548
FLWILX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1248 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

ILC021-023-025-029-033-035-045-049-079-139-173-301445-
/O.NEW.KILX.FA.W.0004.170430T0548Z-170430T1445Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Coles-Christian-Crawford-Edgar-Moultrie-Jasper-Clark-Shelby-
Cumberland-Clay-Effingham-
1248 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Coles County in east central Illinois...
  Southeastern Christian County in central Illinois...
  Crawford County in east central Illinois...
  Edgar County in east central Illinois...
  Southeastern Moultrie County in central Illinois...
  Jasper County in southeastern Illinois...
  Clark County in east central Illinois...
  Shelby County in central Illinois...
  Cumberland County in east central Illinois...
  Northwestern Clay County in south central Illinois...
  Effingham County in south central Illinois...

* Until 945 AM CDT Sunday

* At 1241 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated the heavy rain that
  occurred over parts of east central through southeast Illinois has
  moved out of the area for the time. However, additional rainfall
  is expected during the early morning hours. 2 to 5 inches of rain
  has fallen across the area with the axis of heaviest rainfall
  extending from just west of Effingham northeast to near Marshall
  in Clark county. Although the water has receded in many of the
  areas early this morning, the additional light to moderate rains
  expected this morning may cause some problems on area roadways,
  especially secondary roads.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Charleston, Mattoon, Effingham, Paris, Robinson, Shelbyville,
  Marshall, Newton, Toledo, Pana, Casey, Altamont, Neoga, Teutopolis,
  Greenup, Oblong, Palestine, Chrisman, Martinsville and Kansas.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 142 and 194.
 Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 154.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3886 8754 3886 8870 3891 8870 3891 8878
      3894 8881 3922 8880 3922 8914 3938 8914
      3960 8810 3987 8754 3935 8754 3931 8762
      3930 8760 3926 8761 3922 8757 3914 8766
      3906 8757 3899 8756 3899 8758 3897 8753

$$

Smith


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.