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
355 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

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Adams IL-Brown IL-Pike IL-Knox MO-Lewis MO-Shelby MO-Marion MO-
Including the cities of Quincy, Mount Sterling, Pittsfield,
and Hannibal
355 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of west central Illinois and
  northeast Missouri...including the following counties...in
  west central Illinois...Adams IL...Brown IL and Pike IL. In
  northeast Missouri...Knox MO...Lewis MO...Marion MO and Shelby
  MO.

* from this evening through Thursday morning

* Very heavy rain producing thunderstorms are expected to affect
  the area tonight. Rainfall rates may exceed 2 to 3 inches per
  hour in the heaviest storms. Total rainfall amounts of 2 to 4
  inches are possible, with locally higher amounts.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
  drainage areas...and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
  smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger
  streams and rivers will also be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are
favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the Watch
area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to
make preparations just in case. Stay informed, and be ready for
quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning
is issued.

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