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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:40 PM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, 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 southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeastern
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwestern Indiana, and a few
border counties of western Kentucky along the Ohio and
Mississippi rivers. Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain
are expected to spread eastward across mainly southeastern
Missouri and parts of southern Illinois this evening, and
develop there again overnight. This will only worsen an already
serious situation in this part of the region. Meanwhile, areas
further east may not see much precipitation tonight. However,
thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are expected to expand
eastward into the rest of the region throughout the day Sunday.
Radar estimates of as much as eight inches of rain have already
fallen over parts of the watch area. An additional two to six
inches of rain is expected to occur before the storm system
exits the area Sunday night, with the heaviest rainfall expected
in the Missouri Ozark foothills. Locally higher amounts are
also possible where numerous thunderstorms move across the same
area.


* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
further rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the
smaller rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across
the region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi
and Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early
may. Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash
flood warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland
flood warnings.

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 4:40 PM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, 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 southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeastern
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwestern Indiana, and a few
border counties of western Kentucky along the Ohio and
Mississippi rivers. Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain
are expected to spread eastward across mainly southeastern
Missouri and parts of southern Illinois this evening, and
develop there again overnight. This will only worsen an already
serious situation in this part of the region. Meanwhile, areas
further east may not see much precipitation tonight. However,
thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are expected to expand
eastward into the rest of the region throughout the day Sunday.
Radar estimates of as much as eight inches of rain have already
fallen over parts of the watch area. An additional two to six
inches of rain is expected to occur before the storm system
exits the area Sunday night, with the heaviest rainfall expected
in the Missouri Ozark foothills. Locally higher amounts are
also possible where numerous thunderstorms move across the same
area.


* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
further rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the
smaller rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across
the region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi
and Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early
may. Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash
flood warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland
flood warnings.

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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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory
Arizona - Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Montana - Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Lakeshore Flood Warning , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Freeze Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning, High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement

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