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Rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall over the weekend caused flooding across central Illinois and kept emergency responders to busy. Over three inches of rain fell across much of the region, leading to many low-lying and flood-prone areas turning into ponds.

 

In Christian County, Emergency Manager Mike Crews says there were many different reports of damage from flooding over the weekend.

 

 

Over in Shelby County, they didn’t see as many emergency calls because of the weather. Shelby County EMA Director Jared Rowcliffe says the advanced notice helped the county be ready for anything that could have happened.

 

 

The National Weather Service forecast says skys should clear over the day today and tomorrow, but there’s a chance of more showers coming in on Wednesday.

 
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