Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
501 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  ADAMS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1100 AM CDT

* AT 459 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA...
  WITH ESTIMATES RANGING FROM TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL IN SOUTHERN
  ADAMS COUNTY TO FIVE INCHES IN THE NORTHERN PORTION.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  QUINCY...BEVERLY...CAMP POINT...CLAYTON...FALL CREEK...GOLDEN...
  MENDON AND PAYSON.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES SILOAM SPRINGS STATE PARK.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES...
INTERSTATE 172 FROM EXIT 2 TO EXIT 19.
INTERSTATE 72 NEAR EXIT 4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA AS THE RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING.

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

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT 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.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN ST
LOUIS.

&&

LAT...LON 4019 9092 3976 9092 3976 9136 3980 9137
      3985 9144 3989 9145 3992 9142 3993 9142
      3995 9144 4004 9150 4019 9151 4020 9129

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