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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:09 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 4:15 AM EDT on April 29, 2017


The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
northern Pope County in southern Illinois...
northern Johnson County in southern Illinois...
southeastern Williamson County in southern Illinois...
southeastern Saline County in southern Illinois...

* until 315 am CDT

* at 1208 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Marion, Goreville, Creal Springs, Lake of Egypt area, Stonefort,
New Burnside and Buncombe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3760 8871 3766 8838 3760 8838 3760 8841
      3754 8842 3745 8904 3766 8903 3775 8871




906 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for the big Muddy river near Plumfield.
* From Sunday evening until further notice.
* At 8 PM Friday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage late Sunday night and
crest near 22.7 feet Tuesday.


Lat... Lon 3801 8901 3801 8895 3789 8898 3778 8915
      3784 8915 3792 8906




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:59 AM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT 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 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas 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 11:59 AM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT 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 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas 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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Special Statement
Michigan - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory

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