Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
846 PM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

ILC013-083-MOC113-183-260530-
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JERSEY IL-CALHOUN IL-LINCOLN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-
846 PM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH CENTRAL ST.
CHARLES...SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN...CALHOUN AND SOUTHERN JERSEY COUNTIES
UNTIL 1230 AM CDT...

AT 842 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT 8 TO 9
WATER RESCUES WERE ONGOING ACROSS THE COUNTY DUE TO FLOODED ROADS.
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH 11 PM. UP TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS HAS FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA SINCE 5 PM.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS CAUSING FLASH FLOODING. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...BATCHTOWN...
MEPPEN...BRUSSELS...ELSAH...GRAFTON...ORCHARD FARMS...PORTAGE DES
SIOUX AND WINFIELD.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES PERE MARQUETTE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE
IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
CROSS SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

&&

LAT...LON 3902 9022 3900 9023 3900 9027 3895 9027
      3883 9037 3885 9060 3891 9081 3914 9077

$$

BYRD








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