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
739 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...
  WESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1145 AM CDT

* AT 738 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THREE TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WARNING
  AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GRANITE CITY...ALTON...EDWARDSVILLE...GODFREY...GLEN CARBON...
  WOOD RIVER...BETHALTO...PONTOON BEACH...EAST ALTON...BRIGHTON...
  SOUTH ROXANA...BUNKER HILL...ROXANA...HARTFORD...SHIPMAN...
  WEST ALTON...DORSEY...PRAIRIETOWN...ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS AND CARPENTER.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 55 IN ILLINOIS NEAR EXIT 23.

THIS ALSO INCLUDES  BEAVER DAM STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3876 8984 3880 8996 3873 8999 3878 9015
      3881 9012 3885 9011 3893 9028 3900 9027
      3900 9015 3935 9015 3929 8999

$$

CARNEY



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