Franklin

 Flash Flood Watch  Statement as of 3:50 PM CDT on July 7, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Illinois and Missouri... including the
following counties... in southwest Illinois... Randolph IL. In
Missouri... Audrain MO... Boone MO... Callaway MO... Cole MO...
Crawford MO... Franklin MO... Gasconade MO... Iron MO... Knox MO...
Madison MO... Moniteau MO... Monroe MO... Montgomery MO... Osage
MO... Reynolds MO... Shelby MO... St. Francois MO... Ste.
Genevieve MO... Warren MO and Washington MO.

* Through Wednesday evening

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring heavy
rainfall and the potential of flash flooding to the region
through Wednesday. Widespread multi day rainfall totals of 2 to
4 inches are likely... with localized amounts exceeding 5 inches.

* 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.



Glass




Powered by the Weather Underground, Inc.