Crawford

 Flash Flood Watch  Statement as of 3:54 PM CDT on July 6, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Wednesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following
counties... in Illinois... Adams IL... Brown IL... Calhoun IL...
Greene IL... Jersey IL... Macoupin IL... Madison IL... Monroe IL...
Pike IL and St. Clair IL. In Missouri... Audrain MO... Boone
MO... Callaway MO... Cole MO... Crawford MO... Franklin MO...
Gasconade MO... Jefferson MO... Knox MO... Lewis MO... Lincoln
MO... Marion MO... Moniteau MO... Monroe MO... Montgomery MO...
Osage MO... Pike MO... Ralls MO... Shelby MO... St. Charles MO...
St. Louis city MO... St. Louis MO... Warren MO and Washington MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Wednesday evening

* several rounds of thunderstorms will bring heavy rainfall and
the potential of flash flooding to the region tonight through
Wednesday. Widespread two 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.



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