Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
855 AM CDT TUE OCT 10 2017

855 AM CDT TUE OCT 10 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Rapid Rises for...
  Lawrence County in southeastern Illinois...
  Southeastern Richland County in southeastern Illinois...

* Until 1145 AM CDT

* At 851 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms continues over extreme southeast Illinois.
  Doppler radar rainfall estimates range from 1.50 inches to
  over 2 inches has fallen over the past several hours from
  just north of Parkersburg northeast to near Billett.

  This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Vincennes, Lawrenceville, Sumner, St. Francisville, Parkersburg,
  Claremont, Calhoun, Pinkstaff, Petrolia, Billett, Red Hills State
  Park, Helena, Mount Carmel Airport and Berryville.


Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 3862 8815 3885 8769 3868 8753 3866 8760
      3865 8760 3864 8762 3859 8763 3859 8764
      3858 8764 3857 8774 3857 8808



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