Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

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McLean-Logan-De Witt-Piatt-Champaign-Vermilion-Menard-Sangamon-
Christian-Macon-Moultrie-Douglas-Coles-Edgar-Shelby-Cumberland-
Clark-Effingham-Jasper-Crawford-Clay-Richland-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Bloomington, Normal, Lincoln, Clinton,
Monticello, Champaign, Urbana, Danville, Petersburg, Springfield,
Taylorville, Decatur, Sullivan, Tuscola, Charleston, Mattoon,
Paris, Shelbyville, Greenup, Marshall, Effingham, Newton,
Robinson, Flora, Olney, and Lawrenceville
416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT MONDAY
MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
  southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
  Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
  Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
  Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
  and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
  Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through 7 AM CDT Monday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, a large area of 2 to 3 inches of additional rain
  is expected between the Illinois River and the Indiana border
  with locally 3 to 4 more inches of rain. The heaviest periods
  of rain are expected this afternoon into early Sunday as well as
  another period Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening as a cold
  front moves through.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Woodford-Tazewell-Mason-Cass-Scott-Morgan-
Including the cities of Eureka, Pekin, Havana, Beardstown,
Winchester, and Jacksonville
416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT MONDAY
MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois and west central Illinois,
  including the following areas, in central Illinois, Mason,
  Tazewell, and Woodford. In west central Illinois, Cass,
  Morgan, and Scott.

* Through 7 AM CDT Monday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, a large area of 2 to 3 inches of additional rain
  is expected along and east of the Illinois River, with locally 3
  to 4 more inches of rain possible. The heaviest rain is
  expected from this afternoon into Sunday morning.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

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