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Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service St Louis MO
1030 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Clinton County in south central Illinois...
  Northern Monroe County in southwestern Illinois...
  Southern Madison County in southwestern Illinois...
  Southern Marion County in south central Illinois...
  Washington County in south central Illinois...
  St. Clair County in southwestern Illinois...

* Until 630 AM CDT Thursday.

* At 1028 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to 2 inches of rain have
  fallen between 925 pm and 1025 pm. Flash flooding is expected to
  begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Belleville, Granite City, O`Fallon, East St. Louis, Collinsville,
  Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Cahokia, Swansea, Centralia, Glen
  Carbon, Shiloh, Highland, Troy, Waterloo, Columbia, Maryville,
  Salem and Mascoutah.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 109 and 116.
 Interstate 64 in Illinois between exits 9 and 61.

This also includes Horseshoe Lake State Park.


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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


LAT...LON 3847 8914 3821 8915 3822 8962 3838 9034
      3861 9018 3871 9021 3878 9015 3862 8870
      3847 8870



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
412 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

Adams IL-Audrain MO-Bond IL-Boone MO-Brown IL-Calhoun IL-Callaway MO-
Clinton IL-Cole MO-Crawford MO-Fayette IL-Franklin MO-Gasconade MO-
Greene IL-Iron MO-Jefferson MO-Jersey IL-Knox MO-Lewis MO-Lincoln MO-
Macoupin IL-Madison IL-Madison MO-Marion IL-Marion MO-Moniteau MO-
Monroe IL-Monroe MO-Montgomery IL-Montgomery MO-Osage MO-Pike IL-
Pike MO-Ralls MO-Randolph IL-Reynolds MO-Saint Charles MO-
Saint Clair IL-Saint Francois MO-Saint Louis City MO-Saint Louis MO-
Sainte Genevieve MO-Shelby MO-Warren MO-Washington IL-Washington MO-
412 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and
central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Thunderstorms are expected tonight across much of the area. Heavy
rainfall is expected with the storms which could produce flash
flooding, and a flash flood watch is in effect for a large part of
the region. A few storms could also be strong to severe with
damaging winds to 60 mph and hail up to 1 inch in diameter.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms remain likely Thursday, especially along and south of
Interstate 70. Heavy rainfall is possible with the storms and a flash
flood watch remains in effect for a good portion of the area through
mid morning. Across southeast Missouri and far southwest Illinois
there is also potential for a few strong to severe storms.

The chance of thunderstorms will continue for parts of the area
Thursday night through Tuesday.


Spotter activation may be needed tonight.



Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
306 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

Greene IL-Macoupin IL-Montgomery IL-Bond IL-Fayette IL-Clinton IL-
Marion IL-Washington IL-Randolph IL-Calhoun IL-Jersey IL-
Madison IL-Saint Clair IL-Monroe IL-Pike MO-Boone MO-Audrain MO-
Moniteau MO-Cole MO-Osage MO-Callaway MO-Montgomery MO-Lincoln MO-
Gasconade MO-Warren MO-Saint Charles MO-Franklin MO-
Saint Louis MO-Saint Louis City MO-Jefferson MO-Crawford MO-
Washington MO-Saint Francois MO-Sainte Genevieve MO-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Vandalia, Centralia, Salem,
Chester, Sparta, Alton, Edwardsville, Belleville, Cahokia,
Bowling Green, Columbia, Mexico, Jefferson City, Fulton,
Saint Charles, Washington, Union, Sullivan, Saint Louis,
and Farmington
306 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019


The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri...
  including the following Illinois...Bond IL...
  Calhoun IL...Clinton IL...Fayette IL...Greene IL...Jersey IL...
   Macoupin IL...Madison IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Montgomery
  IL...Randolph IL...Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In
  Missouri...Audrain MO...Boone MO...Callaway MO...Cole MO...
  Crawford MO...Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Jefferson MO...
  Lincoln MO...Moniteau MO...Montgomery MO...Osage MO...Pike
  MO...Saint Charles MO...Saint Francois MO...Saint Louis City
  MO...Saint Louis MO...Sainte Genevieve MO...Warren MO and
  Washington MO.

* from 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

* Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
  this evening and continue through the overnight hours and into
  Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
  with locally higher totals.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
  drainage areas...and possibly dangerous flash flooding on
  smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams
  and rivers will also be possible.


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.




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