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
345 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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ADAMS IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUINCY...HANNIBAL
345 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...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. IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI...KNOX
  MO...LEWIS MO...MARION MO...MONROE MO...RALLS MO AND SHELBY
  MO.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PROVIDE A FOCUS FOR THUNDERSTORMS
  OVER THE WATCH AREA TONIGHT. TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
  DUE TO THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF THE FRONT. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA 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.

&&

$$

CARNEY



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