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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:43 AM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from this evening through
late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski,
Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From this evening through late Sunday night

* the watch is generally in effect for locations along and west of
a line extending from near Fulton, Kentucky to Mount Carmel,
Illinois, including all of southeast Missouri and southern
Illinois. Much of this region already received 1.5 to 3 inches
of rainfall Wednesday and Wednesday night. Numerous
thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to develop later
this afternoon and continue tonight. Some areas of western
Kentucky and the southern tip of Illinois may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black,
and current.

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.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:43 AM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from this evening through
late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski,
Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From this evening through late Sunday night

* the watch is generally in effect for locations along and west of
a line extending from near Fulton, Kentucky to Mount Carmel,
Illinois, including all of southeast Missouri and southern
Illinois. Much of this region already received 1.5 to 3 inches
of rainfall Wednesday and Wednesday night. Numerous
thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to develop later
this afternoon and continue tonight. Some areas of western
Kentucky and the southern tip of Illinois may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black,
and current.

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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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch, Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Warning
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement

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