Fairfield, IL

3:00 PM CDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 441 ft 38.38 °N, 88.36 °W | Updated 13 seconds ago

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Thunderstorm Rain
63.3 °F
Feels Like 63.3 °F
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1.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 3.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 2.5 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:59 AM 7:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KFWC 281955Z AUTO 11003KT 2 1/2SM TSRA SCT029 BKN041 OVC050 17/15 A2979 RMK AO1 VIS 1/2V5 LTG DSNT ALQS P0002 T01730147
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 2.5 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:59 AM 7:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KFWC 281955Z AUTO 11003KT 2 1/2SM TSRA SCT029 BKN041 OVC050 17/15 A2979 RMK AO1 VIS 1/2V5 LTG DSNT ALQS P0002 T01730147

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:42 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* From Sunday evening until further notice.
* At 10 am Friday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage Sunday evening and crest
near 35.0 feet Thursday, may 4.
* Impact... at 35.5 feet... businesses just downstream of IL Route 14
and Route 1 in Carmi flood.


Lat... Lon 3826 8816 3825 8802 3804 8813 3793 8808
      3791 8812 3801 8828




1036 am CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Skillet Fork river at Wayne City.
* From late Saturday night until further notice.
* At 10 am Friday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage Sunday morning, moderate flooding
expected by Sunday evening, and major flood conditions developing
Monday morning. A crest near 22 feet is expected Monday afternoon.


Lat... Lon 3857 8866 3858 8855 3839 8856 3827 8838
      3826 8846 3836 8865




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:59 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski,
Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Statement
Issued: 2:30 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern white... Wayne...
Edwards and northern Hamilton counties until 315 PM CDT...

At 230 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
McLeansboro, moving northeast at 55 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Fairfield, McLeansboro, Albion, West Salem, Cisne, Jeffersonville,
Sims, Bone Gap, Mill Shoals, Springerton, Mount Erie, Golden Gate,
Belle Prairie City and Burnt Prairie.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3860 8815 3857 8815 3857 8807 3852 8795
      3844 8795 3808 8840 3811 8865 3860 8846
time... Mot... loc 1930z 220deg 46kt 3813 8852


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230 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern white... Wayne...
Edwards and northern Hamilton counties until 315 PM CDT...

At 230 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
McLeansboro, moving northeast at 55 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Fairfield, McLeansboro, Albion, West Salem, Cisne, Jeffersonville,
Sims, Bone Gap, Mill Shoals, Springerton, Mount Erie, Golden Gate,
Belle Prairie City and Burnt Prairie.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3860 8815 3857 8815 3857 8807 3852 8795
      3844 8795 3808 8840 3811 8865 3860 8846
time... Mot... loc 1930z 220deg 46kt 3813 8852


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