Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
550 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

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ST. CLAIR IL-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-JERSEY IL-
550 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN JERSEY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 945 AM CDT

* AT 549 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BELLEVILLE...GRANITE CITY...O`FALLON...ALTON...EAST ST. LOUIS...
  COLLINSVILLE...EDWARDSVILLE...GODFREY...FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS...
  SWANSEA...GLEN CARBON...SHILOH...WOOD RIVER...HIGHLAND...TROY...
  BETHALTO...MARYVILLE...MASCOUTAH...PONTOON BEACH AND LEBANON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 70 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN EXITS 21 AND 24.
 INTERSTATE 55 IN ILLINOIS NEAR EXIT 23.
 INTERSTATE 64 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN EXITS 9 AND 27.

THIS ALSO INCLUDES  HORSESHOE LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3865 8971 3852 8971 3853 9004 3878 9015
      3881 9012 3884 9011 3889 9019 3922 9031
      3922 9021 3926 9019 3926 9015 3886 8988
      3874 8960 3866 8960

$$

CARNEY


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