Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
837 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

ILZ027>031-036>038-040-041-250900-
/O.CON.KILX.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160825T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...TOULON...PEORIA...LACON...
EUREKA...CANTON...PEKIN...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...RUSHVILLE...
HAVANA
837 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND WEST
  CENTRAL ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
  ILLINOIS...MARSHALL...MASON...MCLEAN...PEORIA...TAZEWELL AND
  WOODFORD. IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...STARK. IN WEST CENTRAL
  ILLINOIS...FULTON...KNOX AND SCHUYLER.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT THURSDAY

* A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
  NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY MOVE OVER THE SAME
  AREA REPEATEDLY THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. RAINFALL TOTALS OF
  FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 3 INCHES
  POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA, ESPECIALLY WHERE THE STRONGER
  THUNDERSTORMS TEND TO MOVE OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS.

* POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING MAY DEVELOP QUICKLY UNDER THE HEAVIER
  THUNDERSTORMS IN URBAN AND SMALL STREAM LOCATIONS... AS WELL AS
  AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL OVER THE
  PAST 24 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD KEEP INFORMED AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD A
FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

SMITH



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