Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
924 PM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO RENEWED FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT...

ILZ038-043>046-053>057-131030-
/O.CON.KILX.FF.A.0001.140713T0300Z-140713T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MCLEAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...CHAMPAIGN...
URBANA...DANVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...MATTOON
924 PM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...DE
  WITT...MACON...MCLEAN...MOULTRIE AND PIATT. IN EAST CENTRAL
  ILLINOIS...CHAMPAIGN...COLES...DOUGLAS...EDGAR AND VERMILION.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WERE WIDESPREAD SATURDAY
  MORNING...BASICALLY IN AREAS BETWEEN HIGHWAY 51 AND THE I-57
  CORRIDOR. THE HEAVIEST RAIN OCCURRED FROM CHAMPAIGN URBANA
  NORTHWEST ALONG I-74 TO FAR SOUTHEAST MCLEAN COUNTY...WHERE
  TOTALS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES WERE REPORTED. ADDITIONALLY...AN AREA OF
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO EAST
  CENTRAL ILLINOIS TOWARD MIDNIGHT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT.

* WITH THE AMOUNT OF RAIN THAT HAS FALLEN...VERY LITTLE
  ADDITIONAL RAIN CAN BE ABSORBED BY THE GROUND BEFORE RUNNING
  OFF. THIS WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL
  AGAIN OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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