weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

3 products issued by NWS for: Urbana IL
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
715 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

ILZ031-037-038-041>050-052>057-061-011200-
Cass-Champaign-Christian-Coles-De Witt-Douglas-Edgar-Logan-Macon-
Mason-McLean-Menard-Morgan-Moultrie-Piatt-Scott-Shelby-Tazewell-
Vermilion-Woodford-
715 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois, east central Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Showers and thunderstorms will continue over the area today and
tonight. There is a slight risk of severe storms this afternoon
and evening, with large hail and damaging winds possible. A brief
tornado will also be possible. Periods of heavy rain with
localized flooding possible will continue. Additional rainfall
amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches are possible through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

Moderate to major flooding is expected to along portions of the
Sangamon, Mackinaw, Vermilion and Illinois Rivers through this
week, as well as Salt Creek. Please see the applicable flood
warnings for details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible this afternoon and evening.

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
607 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

ILC019-023-025-029-033-035-041-045-049-079-101-139-159-173-183-
301700-
/O.NEW.KILX.FA.W.0005.170430T1107Z-170430T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Coles-Lawrence-Crawford-Edgar-Moultrie-Clark-Richland-Cumberland-
Clay-Douglas-Effingham-Jasper-Shelby-Vermilion-Champaign-
607 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Coles County in east central Illinois...
  Lawrence County in southeastern Illinois...
  Crawford County in east central Illinois...
  Edgar County in east central Illinois...
  Moultrie County in central Illinois...
  Clark County in east central Illinois...
  Richland County in southeastern Illinois...
  Cumberland County in east central Illinois...
  Clay County in south central Illinois...
  Douglas County in east central Illinois...
  Effingham County in south central Illinois...
  Jasper County in southeastern Illinois...
  Shelby County in central Illinois...
  Southern Vermilion County in east central Illinois...
  Southern Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* Until noon CDT

* At 605 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain which will cause flooding. Over 3 inches of rain have
  already fallen in some areas with an additional 1 to 1.5 inches of
  rain possible through tonight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Danville, Charleston, Mattoon, Vincennes, Effingham, Olney, Paris,
  Robinson, Flora, Shelbyville, Tuscola, Sullivan, Lawrenceville,
  Marshall, Newton, Toledo, Savoy, St. Joseph, Georgetown and Tolono.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 136 and 228.
 Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 154.
 Interstate 74 between mile markers 195 and 220.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3861 8869 3891 8881 3922 8880 3922 8914
      3935 8914 3935 8902 3965 8902 3966 8881
      3979 8875 3979 8846 3998 8846 4026 8753
      3936 8753 3931 8762 3930 8760 3922 8757
      3914 8766 3896 8751 3869 8752 3857 8765

$$

Goetsch



Flash Flood Watch

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

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

ILZ038-042>046-048-052>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-301700-
/O.CON.KILX.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-170501T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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.

&&

$$



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE