Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
350 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

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ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-MARION MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUINCY...HANNIBAL
350 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST 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 AND MARION MO.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED
  ACROSS NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS TONIGHT. THE
  HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL BE SOMEWHAT HIT AND MISS THIS
  EVENING...AND AFTER A LATE EVENING LULL IT WILL BECOME MORE
  WIDESPREAD DURING THE PREDAWN HOURS. RAINS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES CAN
  BE EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS.

* 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 MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT
IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE
AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING.
CHECK YOUR PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS...ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS. STAY INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR QUICK ACTION
IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGER OF FLOOD WATERS. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY.
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

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TRUETT





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