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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
712 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ILC049-261445-
/O.CON.KILX.FF.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160726T1445Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EFFINGHAM-
712 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 AM CDT FOR
WESTERN EFFINGHAM COUNTY...

AT 708 AM CDT...DOPPER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL SHOULD BE LESS THAN A HALF INCH.
LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED LASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON GROVE
AVENUE AND CHERRY STREET IN EFFINGHAM. FLOODING IS ALSO LIKELY
OCCURRING ALONG LOW LYING COUNTY ROADS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
EFFINGHAM...ALTAMONT...TEUTOPOLIS...WATSON...SHUMWAY...LAKE SARA AND
ALTAMONT RESERVOIR.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 152 AND 167.
 INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 98.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3907 8881 3922 8860 3921 8847 3917 8847
      3912 8850 3900 8860 3892 8880

$$

SHIMON

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
ILC023-035-049-079-261500-
/O.NEW.KILX.FF.W.0016.160726T1207Z-160726T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
707 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  WESTERN CLARK COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN EFFINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT

* AT 706 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO TO THREE INCHES OF
  RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN...WITH ANOTHER INCH OF RAIN POSSIBLE.
  FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NEWTON...TOLEDO...CASEY...GREENUP...MARTINSVILLE...DIETERICH...
  JEWETT...WHEELER...HIDALGO...HAZEL DELL...BOGOTA...WOODBURY...
  YALE...ROSE HILL...ELLIOTSTOWN...GILA...LATONA...
  NEWTON LAKE AND UNION CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 106 AND 141.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3889 8826 3893 8851 3922 8833 3935 8816
      3938 8801 3945 8785 3944 8772

$$

SHIMON

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
MOC149-261600-
/O.NEW.KSGF.FF.W.0046.160726T0956Z-160726T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
456 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN OREGON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1100 AM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 453 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  ALTON...                          WILDERNESS...
  GREER...

THIS WARNING INCLUDES AREAS ALONG THE ELEVEN POINT
RIVER...ESPECIALLY AREAS NEAR GREER SPRING TO THE HIGHWAY 160
BRIDGE.  RAPID RISES WILL BE LIKELY ALONG THE RIVER THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN.  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES
OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 9113 3659 9132 3670 9147 3688 9147
      3688 9122 3683 9122 3682 9111

$$

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