Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
348 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

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McLean-Logan-De Witt-Piatt-Champaign-Vermilion-Menard-Christian-
Macon-Moultrie-Douglas-Coles-Edgar-Shelby-Cumberland-Clark-
Effingham-Jasper-Crawford-Clay-Richland-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Bloomington, Normal, Lincoln, Clinton,
Monticello, Champaign, Urbana, Danville, Petersburg, Taylorville,
Decatur, Sullivan, Tuscola, Charleston, Mattoon, Paris,
Shelbyville, Greenup, Marshall, Effingham, Newton, Robinson,
Flora, Olney, and Lawrenceville
348 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
  southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
  Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
  Piatt, and Shelby. In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark,
  Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In
  southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper,
  Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through Monday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, a large area of another inch or so of rain is
  expected. The threat of heavy rain will end with the passage of
  a cold front late Sunday.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Woodford-Tazewell-Mason-Cass-Scott-Morgan-
Including the cities of Eureka, Pekin, Havana, Beardstown,
Winchester, and Jacksonville
348 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois and west central Illinois,
  including the following areas, in central Illinois, Mason,
  Tazewell, and Woodford. In west central Illinois, Cass,
  Morgan, and Scott.

* Through Monday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, another inch  of rain is likely along the
  Illinois River valley.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Sangamon-
Including the city of Springfield
348 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of central Illinois, including the following area,
  Sangamon.

* Through Monday evening

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, a large area of another inch of additional rain
  is expected. The heavy rain threat will end as a cold front
  moves through. In addition, water is being released from
  Spaulding Dam at Lake Springfield. Because of this, there is
  substantial flow of water in Sugar Creek downstream of the dam.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$



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