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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:22 AM CDT on September 02, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 02, 2014

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued an

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Clay County in south central Illinois...
Lawrence County in southeast Illinois...
Richland County in southeast Illinois...
southern Crawford County in east central Illinois...

* until 630 am CDT.

* At 221 am CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected
thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area. Doppler
radar estimated up to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen in the past
hour across a portion of the advisory area.

* Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to
occur... especially along small streams and near low water
crossings. Some locations that will experience minor flooding
include... Flora... Lawrenceville... Olney... Birds... Bridgeport...
Calhoun... Chauncey... Claremont... Clay City... Dundas... Flat Rock...
Ingraham... Louisville... Noble... Parkersburg... Russellville... Sailor
Springs... Schnell... St. Francisville... Sumner and Xenia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Do not
drive through areas where water covers the roadway.

Lat... Lon 3859 8816 3861 8871 3877 8869 3877 8835
      3885 8836 3885 8794 3887 8794 3899 8758
      3898 8754 3886 8754 3885 8752 3872 8750
      3868 8754 3866 8760 3861 8762 3859 8761
      3856 8766 3856 8815


1113 PM CDT Mon Sep 1 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois... east central Illinois and
southeast Illinois... including the following areas... in
central Illinois... Shelby. In east central Illinois... Clark...
Coles... Cumberland and Edgar. In southeast Illinois... Clay...
Crawford... Effingham... Jasper... Lawrence and Richland.

* Until 7 am CDT Tuesday

* thunderstorms will continue to become more widespread overnight.
Rainfall rates may exceed 2 inches per hour at times within
stronger storms... producing an enhanced risk of flash flooding.
Showers and thunderstorms will gradually taper off and come to
an end by Tuesday morning.

* The high rainfall rates expected with these storms may lead to
flash flooding of low-lying and flood-prone areas... such as
ditches... viaducts... and small creeks and streams.

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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