Monroe

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 3:45 PM CDT on June 30, 2016, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on July 04, 2016
  • ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday morning through Monday morning... The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a
  • Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following in ...Illinois...Adams IL...Bond IL... Brown IL...Calhoun IL...Clinton IL...Fayette IL...Greene IL... Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Madison IL...Marion IL...Montgomery IL and Pike IL. In Missouri...Audrain MO...Boone MO...Callaway MO...Knox MO...Lewis MO...Lincoln MO...Marion MO...Monroe MO... Montgomery MO...Pike MO...Ralls MO...Saint Charles MO...Saint Louis City MO...Saint Louis MO...Shelby MO and Warren MO.
  • From Saturday morning through Monday morning
  • a stalled frontal boundary across southern Missouri and southern Illinois this weekend will act as the focus for several rounds of showers and thunderstorms from Saturday through Sunday night. Locations along and north of Interstate 70 appear most likely to receive the heaviest rainfall. Widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are likely in the watch area with higher amounts 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 is advanced notice that conditions are favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the watch area...especially in flood prone areas...should use this time to make preparations just in case. Stay informed...and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued. Miller
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