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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

ILZ027-028-211200-
Knox-Stark-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

The rain and snow mix will change over to freezing rain and sleet
early this evening as much colder air filters in from the
northwest. Ice accumulations of less than a tenth of an inch can
be expected. Traveling will be difficult as roads and elevated
areas may be slick.

With the continued rainfall across Illinois, the Illinois River
from Henry south to Beardstown is forecast to go to minor or
moderate flooding later this week.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

Another round of significant rainfall is possible by late Thursday
into Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ038-042>045-048-051-053>055-211200-
Champaign-De Witt-Douglas-Logan-Macon-McLean-Menard-Moultrie-
Piatt-Sangamon-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and east central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Showers will be likely along with a chance for thunderstorms
into early tonight. No severe weather is expected with any of the
thunderstorms. Additional rainfall of one half to one inch is
possible through the evening with locally higher amounts possible.
This is on top of the rain we have already received over the past
24 hours.

With the expected additional rainfall over west central and
central Illinois, the Illinois River from Henry south to Beardstown
is forecast to go to minor or moderate flooding later this week,
along with the Sangamon River at Monticello and the Vermilion
River at Danville where minor flooding is forecast at this time.

As a cold front moves through the area tonight, the rain is
expected to change over to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing
rain, then to light snow before ending Wednesday morning. Any ice
accumulations should be less than a tenth of an inch in most
areas. Traveling will be difficult as roads and elevated
areas may be slick.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

There may be some lingering light snow or sleet early in the
morning Wednesday. Another round of significant rainfall is
possible by late Thursday into Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ046-057-211200-
Edgar-Vermilion-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Showers will be likely along with a chance for thunderstorms
today into early tonight. No severe weather is expected with any
of the thunderstorms. Additional rainfall of up to 2 inches will
be possible through tonight. This is on top of the rain we have
already received over the past 24 hours.

With the expected additional rainfall over west central and
central Illinois, many area creeks and rivers may experience flooding
later this week, specifically the Sangamon River at Monticello
and the Vermilion River at Danville where minor flooding is
forecast at this time.

As a cold front moves through the area tonight, the rain is
expected to change over to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing
rain, then to light snow before ending Wednesday morning. Any ice
accumulations should be minimal.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

There may be some lingering light snow or sleet early in the
morning Wednesday. Another round of significant rainfall is
possible by late Thursday into Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ029>031-036-037-040-041-047-049-050-211200-
Cass-Fulton-Marshall-Mason-Morgan-Peoria-Schuyler-Scott-Tazewell-
Woodford-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Showers will be likely along with a chance for thunderstorms
today into early tonight. No severe weather is expected with any
of the thunderstorms. Additional rainfall of up to an inch will
be possible through tonight. This is on top of the rain we have
already received over the past 24 hours.

With the expected additional rainfall over west central and
central Illinois, the Illinois River from Henry south to Beardstown
is forecast to go to minor or moderate flooding later this week,
along with the Sangamon River at Monticello and the Vermilion
River at Danville where minor flooding is forecast at this time.

As a cold front moves through the area tonight, the rain is
expected to change over to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing
rain, then to light snow before ending Wednesday morning. Any ice
accumulations should be less than a tenth of an inch in most
areas. Traveling will be difficult as roads and elevated
areas may be slick.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

There may be some lingering light snow or sleet early in the
morning Wednesday. Another round of significant rainfall is
possible by late Thursday into Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ056-062-063-211200-
Clark-Coles-Cumberland-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected into early
tonight. No severe weather is expected, however, some of the
thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall amounts
across the area that may lead to localized flooding later today
into this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches
will be possible through tonight. Due to the expected rainfall,
significant rises and/or flooding is expected to occur on area
rivers and streams.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

The threat for heavy rainfall will temporarily shift south and
east of the area Wednesday morning.

There will be a chance for a period of light freezing rain or
sleet later Wednesday night into early Thursday. Any ice
accumulations will be less than a tenth of an inch.

Another round of significant rainfall is possible later Thursday
through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ052-061-211200-
Christian-Shelby-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected into early
tonight. No severe weather is expected, however, some of the
thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall amounts
across the area that may lead to localized flooding later today
into this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches
will be possible through tonight. Due to the expected rainfall,
significant rises and/or flooding is expected to occur on area
rivers and streams.

As a cold front moves through the area tonight, the rain is
expected to change over to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing
rain, then to light snow before ending Wednesday morning. Any ice
accumulations should be less than a tenth of an inch in most
areas. Traveling will be difficult as roads and elevated
areas may be slick.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

The threat for heavy rainfall will temporarily shift south and
east of the area Wednesday morning.

There will be a chance for a period of light freezing rain or
sleet later Wednesday night into early Thursday. Any ice
accumulations will be less than a tenth of an inch.

Another round of significant rainfall is possible later Thursday
through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ066>068-071>073-211200-
Clay-Crawford-Effingham-Jasper-Lawrence-Richland-
333 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast
Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Showers and thunderstorms will become more numerous over southeast
Illinois later today and especially tonight. No severe weather is
expected, however, some of the thunderstorms will be capable of
producing heavy rainfall amounts late today and tonight.

With the heavy rainfall totals expected across southeast Illinois
over the next 24 hours, minor to moderate flooding is forecast
along the Wabash, Little Wabash and Embarras basins in the next
several days.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

Another round of moderate to heavy rainfall is possible by late
Thursday through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

HJS


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