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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
532 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

ILZ027>030-036-040-201200-
Fulton-Knox-Marshall-Peoria-Schuyler-Stark-
532 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected today and
tonight. No severe weather is expected, however, some of the
thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall
amounts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

Showers will be likely along with a chance for thunderstorms
Tuesday. No severe weather is expected with any of the
thunderstorms. The heaviest rainfall should fall Tuesday into
Tuesday night. Current indications suggest 1 to 2 inches of
additional rainfall is likely, although this is subject to change.

With the anticipated rainfall expected 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.

As a cold front moves through the area Tuesday night, the rain is
expected to change over to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing
rain, then to light snow before ending Wednesday morning.

Another round of significant rainfall is possible by Friday and
Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ031-037-038-041>043-047>053-201200-
Cass-Christian-De Witt-Logan-Macon-Mason-McLean-Menard-Morgan-
Sangamon-Scott-Tazewell-Woodford-
532 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected today and
tonight. No severe weather is expected, however, some of the
thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall
amounts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

Showers will be likely along with a chance for thunderstorms
Tuesday into Tuesday evening. No severe weather is expected with
any of the thunderstorms. The heaviest rainfall should fall
Tuesday into Tuesday night. Current indications suggest 2 to 3
inches of rainfall is likely (locally higher amounts possible),
although this is subject to change.

Significant rises and/or flooding is expected to occur on area
rivers by midweek as a result of this rainfall.

As a cold front moves through the area Tuesday night, the rain is
expected to change over to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing
rain, then to light snow before ending Wednesday morning.

Another round of significant rainfall is possible by Friday and
Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

ILZ044>046-054>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-201200-
Champaign-Clark-Clay-Coles-Crawford-Cumberland-Douglas-Edgar-
Effingham-Jasper-Lawrence-Moultrie-Piatt-Richland-Shelby-
Vermilion-
532 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected today and
tonight. No severe weather is expected, however, some of the
thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall
amounts.

With the heavy rainfall totals forecast across east central and
southeast Illinois, minor flooding is forecast along the Wabash
and Little Wabash basins in the next several days with river
levels approaching flood stage along the Embarras basin.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

Showers will be likely with a chance for thunderstorms Tuesday
into early Wednesday. Any thunderstorms that develop during this
time frame are not expected to be severe. The heaviest rainfall
should fall Tuesday into Tuesday night. Current indications
suggest 2 to 3 inches of rainfall is likely (locally higher
amounts possible), although this is subject to change.

Flooding is expected to continue along the Wabash, Little Wabash
and possibly the Embarras basins.

As a cold front moves through the area early Wednesday, the rain
may briefly change to a wintry mix west of I-57. East of I-57, the
precipitation should remain rain.

Another round of moderate to heavy rainfall is possible by Friday
and Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

Smith



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