Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
833 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

ILC019-041-045-183-011630-
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VERMILION-EDGAR-CHAMPAIGN-DOUGLAS-
833 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN VERMILION COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHWESTERN EDGAR COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1130 AM CDT

* AT 830 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES HAVE FALLEN
  SINCE 7 AM...MAINLY IN AREAS FROM PHILO SOUTHEAST TO NEWMAN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PHILO...NEWMAN...HUME...BROADLANDS...BROCTON...ALLERTON...
  MURDOCK...METCALF...LONGVIEW AND PALERMO.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA
THROUGH 10 AM. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

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.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3965 8770 3966 8797 3969 8797 3968 8804
      4001 8820 4001 8793

$$
GEELHART



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