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Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 11:09 PM CDT on September 1, 2014, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on September 02, 2014
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Tuesday... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following counties...in Illinois...Bond IL...Calhoun IL...Clinton IL... Fayette IL...Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Madison IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Montgomery IL...Randolph IL... St. Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...Callaway MO... Cole MO...Crawford MO...Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Iron MO...Jefferson MO...Lincoln MO...Madison MO...Moniteau MO... Montgomery MO...Osage MO...Pike MO...Reynolds MO...St. Charles MO...St. Francois MO...St. Louis city MO...St. Louis MO...Ste. Genevieve MO...Warren MO and Washington MO.
  • Until 7 am CDT Tuesday
  • thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall are expected to train over the area tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts between 1.5 and 2 inches are expected...with localized rainfalls of 3 to 4 inches. Areas along and south of the Interstate 44 corridor in Missouri...and along and south of the Interstate 70 corridor in Illinois are expected to get the heaviest amounts of rain tonight.
  • 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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