Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
528 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

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MACON-
528 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL MACON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 525 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DECATUR...MOUNT ZION...FORSYTH...HARRISTOWN...LONG CREEK...
  OREANA...OAKLEY...HERVEY CITY...ELWIN...BOODY AND DECATUR AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 134 AND 150.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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 3996 8878 3975 8883 3976 8907 3994 8903

$$

BARNES



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