Marion Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:50 PM CDT on July 07, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late Wednesday night...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following
counties... in Illinois... Adams IL... Bond IL... Brown IL...
Calhoun IL... Clinton IL... Fayette IL... Greene IL... Jersey IL...
Macoupin IL... Madison IL... Marion IL... Monroe IL... Montgomery
IL... Pike IL... St. Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...
Jefferson MO... Lewis MO... Lincoln MO... Marion MO... Pike MO...
Ralls MO... St. Charles MO... St. Louis city MO and St. Louis MO.

* Through late Wednesday night

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