Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
705 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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MARSHALL IL-PEORIA IL-STARK IL-WOODFORD IL-FULTON IL-KNOX IL-
705 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  FULTON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  KNOX COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  MARSHALL COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN WOODFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  PEORIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  STARK COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 100 PM CDT.

* AT 704 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS
  OF THE ADVISORY AREA. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE
  POSSIBLE THROUGH 10 AM AS MORE STORMS ARRIVE FROM THE WEST.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...CANTON...GALESBURG...LACON...LEWISTOWN...PEORIA...
  ABINGDON...ALTONA...AVON...BRADFORD...BRIMFIELD...CAMP GROVE...
  CASTLETON...CHILLICOTHE...CUBA...DUNLAP...ELMIRA...ELMORE...
  ELMWOOD...FAIRVIEW...FARMINGTON...GERMANTOWN HILLS...GILSON...HANNA
  CITY...HENRY...IPAVA...KNOXVILLE...LA FAYETTE...LAURA...LONDON
  MILLS AND MAQUON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.
REMEMBER... TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4123 8963 4115 8963 4115 8933 4111 8933
      4110 8904 4093 8904 4093 8901 4076 8899
      4077 8954 4062 8982 4025 9014 4025 9045
      4116 9044 4116 8988 4123 8987 4124 8983

$$

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