Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAINT LOUIS MO
333 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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ADAMS IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUINCY...HANNIBAL
333 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  ADAMS IL. IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI...KNOX MO...LEWIS MO...MARION
  MO...MONROE MO...RALLS MO AND SHELBY MO.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PROVIDE A FOCUS FOR
  THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATCH AREA TONIGHT. TRAINING
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF THE
  FRONT. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATCH
  AREA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING OR POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS...AND ULTIMATELY DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING ON
  SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. SIGNIFICANT RISES ON LARGER
  STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS ADVANCED NOTICE THAT CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE THAT MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH
AREA...ESPECIALLY IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...SHOULD USE THIS TIME TO
MAKE PREPARATIONS JUST IN CASE. STAY INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING
IS ISSUED.

&&

$$

TILLY



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