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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 174 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

CHRISTIAN             SHELBY

IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS

CLARK                 COLES                 CUMBERLAND

IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS

CLAY                  CRAWFORD              EFFINGHAM
JASPER                LAWRENCE              RICHLAND

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CHARLESTON, EFFINGHAM, FLORA,
GREENUP, LAWRENCEVILLE, MARSHALL, MATTOON, NEWTON, OLNEY,
ROBINSON, SHELBYVILLE, AND TAYLORVILLE.




Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
526 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Eastern Christian County in central Illinois...
  Moultrie County in central Illinois...
  Shelby County in central Illinois...
  Piatt County in central Illinois...
  Macon County in central Illinois...

* Until 615 PM CDT

* At 526 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from Mount Auburn to 8 miles north of Ramsey, moving
  northeast at 50 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Trained weather spotters.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Decatur, Taylorville, Monticello, Shelbyville, Sullivan, Pana,
  Mount Zion, Forsyth, Arthur, Moweaqua, Bement, Cerro Gordo,
  Harristown, Bethany, Long Creek, Atwood, Warrensburg, Assumption,
  Blue Mound and Macon.

This includes Interstate 72 between mile markers 125 and 173.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.





Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
516 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Christian County in central Illinois...
  Sangamon County in central Illinois...

* Until 1115 PM CDT

* At 515 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to
  begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Springfield, Taylorville, Chatham, Pana, Auburn, Sherman,
  Rochester, Riverton, Pawnee, Moweaqua, Kincaid, Williamsville, New
  Berlin, Waverly, Divernon, Assumption, Edinburg, Morrisonville,
  Stonington and Illiopolis.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 55 between mile markers 77 and 111.
 Interstate 72 between mile markers 80 and 124.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.




Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT MONDAY
MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
  southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
  Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
  Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
  Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
  and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
  Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through 7 AM CDT Monday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, a large area of 2 to 3 inches of additional rain
  is expected between the Illinois River and the Indiana border
  with locally 3 to 4 more inches of rain. The heaviest periods
  of rain are expected this afternoon into early Sunday as well as
  another period Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening as a cold
  front moves through.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
324 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

ILZ031-037-038-041>057-061-302030-
Cass-Champaign-Christian-Coles-De Witt-Douglas-Edgar-Logan-Macon-
Mason-McLean-Menard-Morgan-Moultrie-Piatt-Sangamon-Scott-Shelby-
Tazewell-Vermilion-Woodford-
324 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois, east central Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Showers and thunderstorms will move over the area through tonight.
Some strong to severe storms will be possible. Large hail and
damaging winds will be the main threat, with a brief tornado also
possible. Localized heavy rain is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

More showers and thunderstorms will be likely Sunday through
Sunday night as a series of weather systems move through the area.
Rainfall amounts over this 3 day period could range from 3 to 5
inches, with the highest amounts falling Saturday night. The heavy
rain will produce possible localized flooding, as well as river
flooding across the region.

Strong storms will also be possible on Sunday. Hail and gusty
winds will be the main threat in the afternoon.

Moderate to major flooding is expected to develop along portions
of the Sangamon, Mackinaw, Vermilion and Illinois Rivers this
weekend into next week, as well as Salt Creek. Please see the
applicable flood warnings for details.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 174
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
602 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

ILC021-023-025-029-033-035-049-079-101-159-173-300300-
/O.CON.KILX.SV.A.0174.000000T0000Z-170430T0300Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 174 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

CHRISTIAN             SHELBY

IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS

CLARK                 COLES                 CUMBERLAND

IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS

CLAY                  CRAWFORD              EFFINGHAM
JASPER                LAWRENCE              RICHLAND

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CHARLESTON, EFFINGHAM, FLORA,
GREENUP, LAWRENCEVILLE, MARSHALL, MATTOON, NEWTON, OLNEY,
ROBINSON, SHELBYVILLE, AND TAYLORVILLE.

$$




Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ILC021-115-139-147-173-292315-
/O.NEW.KILX.SV.W.0064.170429T2226Z-170429T2315Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
526 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Eastern Christian County in central Illinois...
  Moultrie County in central Illinois...
  Shelby County in central Illinois...
  Piatt County in central Illinois...
  Macon County in central Illinois...

* Until 615 PM CDT

* At 526 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from Mount Auburn to 8 miles north of Ramsey, moving
  northeast at 50 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Trained weather spotters.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Decatur, Taylorville, Monticello, Shelbyville, Sullivan, Pana,
  Mount Zion, Forsyth, Arthur, Moweaqua, Bement, Cerro Gordo,
  Harristown, Bethany, Long Creek, Atwood, Warrensburg, Assumption,
  Blue Mound and Macon.

This includes Interstate 72 between mile markers 125 and 173.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 3922 8914 3935 8914 3935 8924 3977 8934
      3982 8925 3981 8922 3987 8922 4006 8879
      4006 8875 4008 8874 4020 8847 3935 8847
      3922 8896
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 245DEG 46KT 3978 8925 3926 8913

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

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Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning
ILC021-167-300415-
/O.NEW.KILX.FF.W.0004.170429T2216Z-170430T0415Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
516 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Christian County in central Illinois...
  Sangamon County in central Illinois...

* Until 1115 PM CDT

* At 515 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to
  begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Springfield, Taylorville, Chatham, Pana, Auburn, Sherman,
  Rochester, Riverton, Pawnee, Moweaqua, Kincaid, Williamsville, New
  Berlin, Waverly, Divernon, Assumption, Edinburg, Morrisonville,
  Stonington and Illiopolis.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 55 between mile markers 77 and 111.
 Interstate 72 between mile markers 80 and 124.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

&&

LAT...LON 3992 8971 3997 8970 3998 8949 3994 8948
      3993 8941 3992 8940 3992 8922 3981 8922
      3980 8914 3966 8914 3965 8902 3935 8902
      3935 8953 3952 8954 3952 8992 3972 8999
      3990 8999

$$

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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

ILZ038-042>046-048-051>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-300900-
/O.CON.KILX.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-170501T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
McLean-Logan-De Witt-Piatt-Champaign-Vermilion-Menard-Sangamon-
Christian-Macon-Moultrie-Douglas-Coles-Edgar-Shelby-Cumberland-
Clark-Effingham-Jasper-Crawford-Clay-Richland-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Bloomington, Normal, Lincoln, Clinton,
Monticello, Champaign, Urbana, Danville, Petersburg, Springfield,
Taylorville, Decatur, Sullivan, Tuscola, Charleston, Mattoon,
Paris, Shelbyville, Greenup, Marshall, Effingham, Newton,
Robinson, Flora, Olney, and Lawrenceville
416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT MONDAY
MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
  southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
  Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
  Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
  Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
  and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
  Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through 7 AM CDT Monday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
  Monday morning, a large area of 2 to 3 inches of additional rain
  is expected between the Illinois River and the Indiana border
  with locally 3 to 4 more inches of rain. The heaviest periods
  of rain are expected this afternoon into early Sunday as well as
  another period Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening as a cold
  front moves through.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
  flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
  experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
  the rain ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
324 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

ILZ031-037-038-041>057-061-302030-
Cass-Champaign-Christian-Coles-De Witt-Douglas-Edgar-Logan-Macon-
Mason-McLean-Menard-Morgan-Moultrie-Piatt-Sangamon-Scott-Shelby-
Tazewell-Vermilion-Woodford-
324 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois, east central Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Showers and thunderstorms will move over the area through tonight.
Some strong to severe storms will be possible. Large hail and
damaging winds will be the main threat, with a brief tornado also
possible. Localized heavy rain is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

More showers and thunderstorms will be likely Sunday through
Sunday night as a series of weather systems move through the area.
Rainfall amounts over this 3 day period could range from 3 to 5
inches, with the highest amounts falling Saturday night. The heavy
rain will produce possible localized flooding, as well as river
flooding across the region.

Strong storms will also be possible on Sunday. Hail and gusty
winds will be the main threat in the afternoon.

Moderate to major flooding is expected to develop along portions
of the Sangamon, Mackinaw, Vermilion and Illinois Rivers this
weekend into next week, as well as Salt Creek. Please see the
applicable flood warnings for details.

 
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