Flash Flood Statement
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WGUS73 KILX 300203
FFSILX

Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
903 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

ILC057-125-143-179-203-300515-
/O.CON.KILX.FF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170430T0515Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Woodford-Fulton-Tazewell-Mason-Peoria-
903 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM CDT FOR
WOODFORD...FULTON...TAZEWELL...NORTHEASTERN MASON AND PEORIA
COUNTIES...

At 855 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported flash flooding in
Fulton County.  Several roads in the county were closed due to high
water, including portions of Route 9.  Runoff will lead to a
continued flash flood threat.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 155 between mile markers 12 and 31.
 Interstate 39 between mile markers 15 and 28.
 Interstate 474 between mile markers 0 and 14.
 Interstate 74 between mile markers 76 and 117.

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.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 4097 8946 4093 8946 4092 8947 4092 8893
      4062 8910 4059 8927 4033 8927 4031 9045
      4055 9044 4071 8999 4097 8967

$$

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