Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
853 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CHAMPAIGN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN MCLEAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN PIATT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT SATURDAY

* AT 849 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED SLOW
  MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED
  AREA. 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS BEEN REPORTED THROUGHOUT THE
  WARNED AREA WITH MORE RAINFALL EXPECTED IN THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHAMPAIGN...MONTICELLO...RANTOUL...BEMENT...BROADLANDS...COLFAX...
  FISHER...GIFFORD...HOMER...LAKE OF THE WOODS...MAHOMET...
  MANSFIELD...OGDEN...PESOTUM...PHILO...SAVOY...SAYBROOK...SEYMOUR...
  SIDNEY...ST. JOSEPH...THOMASBORO...TOLONO...URBANA AND WHITE HEATH.

LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS REPORTED WATER OVER THE ROADS WITHIN CHAMPAIGN AT
NEIL STREET AND KIRBY...AS WELL AS THE INTERSECTION OF COLUMBIA AND
MARKET...AND THE VINE STREET VIADUCT IN URBANA IS ALSO UNDERWATER.
STANDING WATER OVER ROADS AND IN YARDS IN BEMENT...AND MONTICELLO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3988 8794 3988 8862 4020 8865 4028 8858
      4029 8866 4075 8870 4075 8858 4062 8857
      4062 8846 4040 8845 4040 8794

$$

HJS








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