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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
317 AM CDT Wed Jun 19 2019


ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-099-100-192200-


Greene IL-Macoupin IL-Montgomery IL-Bond IL-Fayette IL-Clinton IL-
Marion IL-Jersey IL-Madison IL-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Vandalia, Centralia, Salem,
Alton, and Edwardsville
317 AM CDT Wed Jun 19 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Illinois and
southwest Illinois...including the following counties...in
south central Illinois...Bond IL...Clinton IL...Fayette IL...
Marion IL and Montgomery IL. In southwest Illinois...Greene
IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL and Madison IL.

* through Thursday morning

* Thunderstorms capable of producing very heavy rainfall in a
short period of time are expected to move across southwest and
south central Illinois today and this evening. One to three
inches of rainfall over already wet ground will likely produce
flash flooding.

* 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.

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