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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:50 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Plumfield.
* From Sunday afternoon to Thursday morning.
* At 9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and
continue to rise to near 21.0 feet by early Tuesday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by early Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.


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




858 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Perry County in south central Illinois...
Union County in southern Illinois...
Wayne County in south central Illinois...
northern Pope County in southern Illinois...
Jefferson County in south central Illinois...
Johnson County in southern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Saline County in southern Illinois...
Jackson County in southern Illinois...
northwestern Alexander County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Hamilton County in south central Illinois...

* until 900 am CST Sunday

* although rain has ended across most of southern Illinois, some
creeks and streams will remain out of their banks at least through
tonight. Low-lying flood-prone areas will remain inundated. Flood-
prone roads will likely remain covered with water through at least
early Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3860 8815 3826 8815 3825 8837 3743 8841
      3732 8904 3733 8925 3732 8921 3730 8920
      3725 8946 3740 8942 3747 8947 3760 8948
      3787 8965 3796 8959 3822 8959 3821 8915
      3847 8915 3847 8870 3861 8869


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:02 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 am CST Sunday...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky,
and southeast Missouri.

* Until 6 am CST Sunday

* widespread heavy rainfall Saturday evening has caused extensive
flooding across the region.

* Due to these heavy rains falling on already saturated ground,
flood waters will be very slow to recede.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Heed all Flood Warning signs, and never cross a flooded roadway.
Turn around and don't drown! Remember it is harder to see rising
waters at night. Seek High Ground immediately if you encounter an
area with rising waters.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:02 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 am CST Sunday...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky,
and southeast Missouri.

* Until 6 am CST Sunday

* widespread heavy rainfall Saturday evening has caused extensive
flooding across the region.

* Due to these heavy rains falling on already saturated ground,
flood waters will be very slow to recede.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Heed all Flood Warning signs, and never cross a flooded roadway.
Turn around and don't drown! Remember it is harder to see rising
waters at night. Seek High Ground immediately if you encounter an
area with rising waters.