Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:58 PM CST on December 20, 2013
... Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through late Saturday night...
The Flood Watch continues for
* southeast Missouri... southern Illinois... southwest Indiana and
* From 6 PM CST this evening through late Saturday night.
* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is forecast today through Saturday
night with the heaviest rainfall expected from late Friday night
through about midnight Saturday night. Isolated higher amounts
approaching 5 inches will be possible... especially along and
just north and west of the Ohio River.
* Ground conditions remain saturated from recent snow melt and
past precipitation events. Heavy rainfall will result in
creeks and small streams coming out of their banks. Roads that
typically flood... will do so during this event. The heavy rain
across the Ohio Valley region will likely have some influence
on larger rivers and their levels over the next week or so.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
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