Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1043 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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CRAWFORD-JASPER-CLARK-CUMBERLAND-
1043 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN CLARK COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 145 PM CDT

* AT 1040 AM CDT...FLOODING LINGERS IN SOME AREAS AS A RESULT OF THE
  3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL DURING THE MORNING HOURS. THE
  HEAVIEST RAIN OCCURRED ACROSS NORTHEAST JASPER AND NORTHWEST CLARK
  COUNTIES. THE CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTED THAT CUMBERLAND ROAD
  EAST OF CASEY IS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. THERE ARE ALSO LIKELY
  SEVERAL OTHER RURAL ROADS THAT HAVE WATER OVER THEM. THE FLOODING
  SHOULD SUBSIDE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...AS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  SHOULD BE RELATIVELY LIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CASEY...MARTINSVILLE...WILLOW HILL...HIDALGO...HAZEL DELL...HUNT
  CITY...YALE...ROSE HILL AND BELLAIR.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 120 AND 136.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3925 8788 3906 8788 3895 8796 3910 8820
      3917 8818 3939 8801 3941 8785

$$
GEELHART


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