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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:58 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:58 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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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