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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
415 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-095>100-MOZ018-019-026-027-034>036-041-
042-050>052-060-061-063-064-012200-
/O.CON.KLSX.FF.A.0002.160702T1200Z-160704T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-
MADISON IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-
RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-AUDRAIN MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-WARREN MO-SAINT CHARLES MO-SAINT LOUIS MO-
SAINT LOUIS CITY MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LITCHFIELD...VANDALIA...CENTRALIA...
SALEM...QUINCY...MOUNT STERLING...PITTSFIELD...ALTON...
EDWARDSVILLE...HANNIBAL...BOWLING GREEN...COLUMBIA...MEXICO...
FULTON...SAINT CHARLES...SAINT LOUIS
415 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
 IN ...ILLINOIS...ADAMS IL...BOND IL...BROWN IL...CALHOUN IL...
 CLINTON IL...FAYETTE IL...GREENE IL...JERSEY IL...MACOUPIN
 IL...MADISON IL...MARION IL...MONTGOMERY IL AND PIKE IL. IN
 MISSOURI...AUDRAIN MO...BOONE MO...CALLAWAY MO...KNOX MO...
 LEWIS MO...LINCOLN MO...MARION MO...MONROE MO...MONTGOMERY
 MO...PIKE MO...RALLS MO...SAINT CHARLES MO...SAINT LOUIS CITY
 MO...SAINT LOUIS MO...SHELBY MO AND WARREN MO.

* FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN
  ILLINOIS THIS WEEKEND WILL ACT AS THE FOCUS FOR SEVERAL ROUNDS
  OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.
  LOCATIONS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44 IN MISSOURI AND INTERSTATE 70
  IN ILLINOIS APPEAR MOST LIKELY TO RECEIVE THE HEAVIEST
  RAINFALL. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE
  LIKELY IN THE WATCH AREA WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* 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.

&&

$$

TES



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