Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
232 AM CDT FRI JUN 26 2015

ILC121-261300-
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MARION IL-
232 AM CDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MARION COUNTY UNTIL 800
AM CDT...

AT 231 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THAT
THE RAIN HAD ENDED FOR THE TIME BEING.  HOWEVER...RADAR ESTIMATED
THAT OVER 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER PARTS OF MARION COUNTY.
FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS...AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS
REMAINS A REAL THREAT.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
CENTRALIA...SALEM...CENTRAL CITY...FAIRMAN...HELM...KINMUNDY...
ODIN...OMEGA...PATOKA...SANDOVAL AND STEPHEN FORBES STATION.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES...
INTERSTATE 57 FROM EXIT 109 TO EXIT 127.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3848 8870 3847 8914 3882 8913 3882 8869

$$

CARNEY







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