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Illinois, Williamson

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:27 PM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 6:30 PM EDT on April 29, 2017


The National Weather Service in Paducah has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Perry County in south central Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Saline County in southern Illinois...
Jackson County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Hamilton County in south central Illinois...
northeastern Bollinger County in southeastern Missouri...
Perry County in southeastern Missouri...
northern Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 530 PM CDT

* at 225 PM CDT, emergency management and law enforcement continued
to report flooding. In Franklin County Illinois evacuations were
ongoing at an apartment complex in West Frankfort.

Even though rainfall had ended across the warned area, flooding of
roads and low lying areas will continue this afternoon before water
level recede.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3825 8837 3760 8839 3760 8946 3755 8952
      3743 8944 3740 8963 3742 9015 3760 9010
      3760 9015 3764 9015 3787 8995 3791 8984
      3780 8967 3796 8959 3822 8959 3821 8915
      3812 8914 3812 8871 3826 8870

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1028 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Plumfield
* from late tonight until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
rise to near 27.8 feet by early Tuesday morning.



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




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:51 AM 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 southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and a few border
counties of west Kentucky along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to
persist across the watch area through Saturday morning,
gradually working back toward southeast Missouri and southwest
Illinois during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday.
Areas further east 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. Radar estimates of two to five
inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the watch area.
An additional three to five inches of rain is expected to occur
before the storm system exits the area Sunday night, with the
heaviest rainfall expected in the southeast Missouri 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
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.



Smith



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:51 AM 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 southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and a few border
counties of west Kentucky along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to
persist across the watch area through Saturday morning,
gradually working back toward southeast Missouri and southwest
Illinois during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday.
Areas further east 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. Radar estimates of two to five
inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the watch area.
An additional three to five inches of rain is expected to occur
before the storm system exits the area Sunday night, with the
heaviest rainfall expected in the southeast Missouri 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
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.



Smith



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
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 , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special 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 - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Montana - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Warning , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement
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
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning, High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement

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