Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS83 KILX 152222
FLSILX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
522 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

ILC115-160115-
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MACON IL-
522 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 521 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. ONE TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN OVER PARTS
  OF THE DECATUR AREA...CAUSING STREET FLOODING.

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

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 141 AND 148.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3995 8875 3980 8875 3968 8903 3990 8901

$$
GEELHART


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