Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
259 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-098>102-MOZ047>049-051-052-
059>065-072>075-084-085-099-211000-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Greene IL-Macoupin IL-Montgomery IL-Bond IL-Fayette IL-Clinton IL-
Marion IL-Washington IL-Randolph IL-Calhoun IL-Jersey IL-
Madison IL-Saint Clair IL-Monroe IL-Moniteau MO-Cole MO-Osage MO-
Montgomery MO-Lincoln MO-Gasconade MO-Warren MO-Saint Charles MO-
Franklin MO-Saint Louis MO-Saint Louis City MO-Jefferson MO-
Crawford MO-Washington MO-Saint Francois MO-Sainte Genevieve MO-
Iron MO-Madison MO-Reynolds MO-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Vandalia, Centralia, Salem,
Chester, Sparta, Alton, Edwardsville, Belleville, Cahokia,
Jefferson City, Saint Charles, Washington, Union, Sullivan,
Saint Louis, and Farmington
259 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri...including
  the following counties...in Illinois...Bond IL...Calhoun IL...
  Clinton IL...Fayette IL...Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin
  IL...Madison IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Montgomery IL...
  Randolph IL...Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...
  Cole MO...Crawford MO...Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Iron MO...
   Jefferson MO...Lincoln MO...Madison MO...Moniteau MO...
  Montgomery MO...Osage MO...Reynolds MO...Saint Charles MO...
  Saint Francois MO...Saint Louis City MO...Saint Louis MO...
  Sainte Genevieve MO...Warren MO and Washington MO.

* from 6 PM CST this evening through late tonight

* Steady rainfall is expected to continue into tonight. Rainfall
  amounts of up to 2 inches over the past 48 hours with an
  additional 1 to 2 inches may cause localized flooding.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying
  or poor drainage areas...and possible flooding on smaller
  creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams and
  rivers will also be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are favorable
that may lead to flooding. People in the Watch area, especially
in flood prone areas, should use this time to check on
preparedness requirements. Stay informed, and be ready for action
if flooding is observed or if a Flood Warning is issued.

&&

$$

Britt



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