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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 8:29 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Perry County in south central Illinois...
northwestern Jackson County in southern Illinois...
northeastern Bollinger County in southeastern Missouri...
Perry County in southeastern Missouri...
northwestern Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 230 PM CDT Friday

* at 828 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Up to two to three inches of rain have already
fallen. Water has been reported over highways T and 51 by law
enforcement. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is likely through
mid morning. Flash flooding will become increasingly likely.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Perryville, Murphysboro, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Elkville, Ava,
Tamaroa, Willisville, Grand Tower, Altenburg, Biehle, Alliance,
Daisy, Cutler, Dowell, Campbell Hill, Vergennes, Frohna, Oak Ridge
and Gorham.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3821 8915 3813 8915 3812 8913 3810 8914
      3809 8912 3797 8915 3749 8965 3751 9014
      3764 9015 3787 8994 3787 8990 3791 8984
      3785 8979 3785 8974 3780 8967 3796 8959
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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
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.





853 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Union County in southern Illinois...
southern Jefferson County in south central Illinois...
Johnson County in southern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
eastern Jackson County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
southeastern Perry County in southeastern Missouri...
northeastern Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 245 PM CDT

* at 852 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two to 3 inches, and
isolated higher amounts of rain have already fallen. Water has
been reported over a few roads in Franklin and Jefferson counties.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carbondale, Marion, Herrin, West Frankfort, Murphysboro, Benton,
Carterville, Anna, Johnston City, Christopher, Jonesboro, Vienna,
Rend Lake area, Sesser, Zeigler, De Soto, Crainville, Cambria,
Cobden and Royalton.

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 3826 8870 3734 8871 3734 8945 3737 8942
      3743 8943 3749 8949 3750 8964 3797 8915
      3809 8912 3812 8914 3826 8914




Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
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.





853 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Union County in southern Illinois...
southern Jefferson County in south central Illinois...
Johnson County in southern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
eastern Jackson County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
southeastern Perry County in southeastern Missouri...
northeastern Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 245 PM CDT

* at 852 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two to 3 inches, and
isolated higher amounts of rain have already fallen. Water has
been reported over a few roads in Franklin and Jefferson counties.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carbondale, Marion, Herrin, West Frankfort, Murphysboro, Benton,
Carterville, Anna, Johnston City, Christopher, Jonesboro, Vienna,
Rend Lake area, Sesser, Zeigler, De Soto, Crainville, Cambria,
Cobden and Royalton.

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 3826 8870 3734 8871 3734 8945 3737 8942
      3743 8943 3749 8949 3750 8964 3797 8915
      3809 8912 3812 8914 3826 8914