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Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 5:48 am CDT on October 2, 2014, expires at: 7:00 PM CDT on October 02, 2014
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following counties...in Illinois...Adams IL...Brown IL...Calhoun IL... Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Montgomery IL and Pike IL. In Missouri...Audrain MO...Boone MO...Callaway MO...Cole MO...Gasconade MO...Knox MO...Lewis MO...Lincoln MO...Marion MO...Moniteau MO...Monroe MO...Montgomery MO...Osage MO... Pike MO...Ralls MO...Shelby MO and Warren MO.
  • Through this evening
  • heavy rain is expected to come in waves of thunderstorms today and into tonight. Rainfall amounts in excess of 3 inches with locally higher amounts are possible.
  • Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas...and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. People in the watch area should be aware of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Check your preparedness requirements...especially if you live in flood prone areas. Stay informed...and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.
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