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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:34 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* flood advisory for...
southeastern Wayne County in south central Illinois...
Wabash County in southeastern Illinois...
Edwards County in southeastern Illinois...
Gibson County in southwestern Indiana...

* until 330 PM CDT

* at 933 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches or more of
rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Princeton, Mount Carmel, Fairfield, Fort Branch, Oakland City,
Albion, Grayville, Lancaster, Haubstadt, Owensville, West Salem,
Lynnville, Patoka, Allendale, Francisco, Somerville, Bellmont,
Hazleton, Decker and Bone Gap.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3851 8765 3847 8775 3842 8774 3845 8760
      3850 8758 3853 8747 3838 8741 3838 8732
      3820 8732 3820 8746 3817 8747 3817 8769
      3820 8769 3823 8799 3826 8799 3826 8848
      3857 8813 3857 8765



858 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 5 PM CDT this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southern Illinois and
southeast Missouri, including the following areas, in southern
Illinois, Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton,
Jefferson, Johnson, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL,
white, and Williamson. In southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau
and Scott.

* Until 5 PM CDT this afternoon

* widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue to
produce locally heavy rainfall today. Tropical downpours have
been dumping up to 2 inches per hour in isolated locations in
southern Illinois.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low lying areas may quickly become flooded.

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 or flood advisories be issued.





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:34 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* flood advisory for...
southeastern Wayne County in south central Illinois...
Wabash County in southeastern Illinois...
Edwards County in southeastern Illinois...
Gibson County in southwestern Indiana...

* until 330 PM CDT

* at 933 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches or more of
rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Princeton, Mount Carmel, Fairfield, Fort Branch, Oakland City,
Albion, Grayville, Lancaster, Haubstadt, Owensville, West Salem,
Lynnville, Patoka, Allendale, Francisco, Somerville, Bellmont,
Hazleton, Decker and Bone Gap.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3851 8765 3847 8775 3842 8774 3845 8760
      3850 8758 3853 8747 3838 8741 3838 8732
      3820 8732 3820 8746 3817 8747 3817 8769
      3820 8769 3823 8799 3826 8799 3826 8848
      3857 8813 3857 8765



858 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 5 PM CDT this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southern Illinois and
southeast Missouri, including the following areas, in southern
Illinois, Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton,
Jefferson, Johnson, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL,
white, and Williamson. In southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau
and Scott.

* Until 5 PM CDT this afternoon

* widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue to
produce locally heavy rainfall today. Tropical downpours have
been dumping up to 2 inches per hour in isolated locations in
southern Illinois.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low lying areas may quickly become flooded.

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 or flood advisories be issued.





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