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
1128 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 630 AM CDT MONDAY

* AT 1128 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN SINCE 10 PM. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  VIRDEN...CARROLLTON...GIRARD...GREENFIELD...PALMYRA...
  ATHENSVILLE...WRIGHTS...NILWOOD...MODESTO...HETTICK...
  ROCKBRIDGE AND SCOTTVILLE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED
AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...EAST FORK OTTER
CREEK...LITTLE BEAR CREEK...MILLER BRANCH...STEER CREEK...MACOUPIN
CREEK...LITTLE BEAR ROUGH...BEAR CREEK...LEFT FORK APPLE CREEK...
COATES CREEK...RICHARDSON BRANCH...LINK BRANCH...PRAIRIE BRANCH...
LONG BRANCH...NEGRO LICK...HICKS CREEK...SHEARLES BRANCH...JOES
CREEK...SUGAR CREEK...SAND BRANCH...HODGES CREEK...RUBICON CREEK...
HURRICANE CREEK...SAND CREEK...APPLE CREEK...SOLOMON CREEK...LICK
CREEK...WHITAKER CREEK...WEST BRANCH HORSE CREEK...PANTHER CREEK AND
TAYLOR CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3952 8970 3943 8970 3920 9039 3932 9040
      3952 9014

$$

TES


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