Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS53 KILX 181459

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
859 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Northern Piatt County in central Illinois...
  Central De Witt County in central Illinois...
  Northern Vermilion County in east central Illinois...
  Southeastern McLean County in central Illinois...
  Northern Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* Until 300 PM CST Saturday

* At 858 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two to three inches of
  rain have already fallen, and additional storms with heavy rain
  are expected in the next hour or two. Flash flooding is expected
  to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Rantoul, Clinton, Mahomet, Hoopeston, Farmer City, Fisher,
  Rossville, Thomasboro, Colfax, Gifford, Mansfield, Potomac,
  Saybrook, Rankin, Wapella, Lake Of The Woods, Bismarck, Ludlow,
  Bellflower and Royal.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 240 and 257.
 Interstate 74 between mile markers 157 and 177.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


LAT...LON 4022 8753 4010 8914 4023 8914 4027 8859
      4061 8866 4061 8846 4040 8846 4040 8794
      4049 8793 4049 8753



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