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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 10:41 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
White County in southeastern Illinois...
northern Pope County in southern Illinois...
northern Johnson County in southern Illinois...
eastern Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Saline County in southern Illinois...
southeastern Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Hamilton County in south central Illinois...
Gallatin County in southern Illinois...

* until 445 PM CDT Friday

* at 1040 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have
already fallen in some locations. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Marion, Harrisburg, Carmi, Eldorado, McLeansboro, Shawneetown,
Grayville, Carrier Mills, Norris City, Goreville, Galatia, Ridgway,
New Harmony, Crossville, Enfield, Equality, Pittsburg, Creal
Springs, Lake of Egypt area and Carriers Mills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3825 8798 3816 8791 3807 8797 3805 8804
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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:06 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 5 PM CDT this
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and western
Kentucky, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Hardin, Massac, and Pope. In southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden,
Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins,
Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg,
Todd, Trigg, Union KY, and Webster.

* 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. Due to the more rapid speed of the storm, the
watch is only in effect through the afternoon hours.

* 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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:06 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 5 PM CDT this
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and western
Kentucky, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Hardin, Massac, and Pope. In southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden,
Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins,
Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg,
Todd, Trigg, Union KY, and Webster.

* 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. Due to the more rapid speed of the storm, the
watch is only in effect through the afternoon hours.

* 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.





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