FLASH FLOOD WATCH Issue Date:
334 PM CDT Sat Jun 15 2019 Expiration:
0500 GMT 16 2019
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast
Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following
areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon,
Mason, Menard, Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central
Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar,
Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Crawford,
Effingham, and Jasper. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan,
* Through Sunday morning
* Additional showers and thunderstorms are expected this evening
and tonight across the area with moderate to at times heavy
rain. This morning 1 to locally 3 inches of rain fell across
portions of the area resulting in saturated soil conditions.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected by
Sunday morning, with locally higher amounts possible, especially
along and south of I-72.
* Heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas, and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Additional rises on larger streams
and rivers will also be possible.
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. Never drive across a
Lodge, IL Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.
You may want to see if there are any Special Weather Statements