... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Thursday...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of west central Illinois and northeast Missouri...
including the following counties... in west central Illinois...
Adams IL. In northeast Missouri... Knox MO... Lewis MO... Marion
MO... Monroe MO... Ralls MO and Shelby MO.
* Until 7 am CDT Thursday
* a slow moving cold front will provide a focus for
thunderstorms... mainly after midnight. Multiple heavy rain
producing storms can be expected in some areas due to the slow
movement of the front. Localized heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches
is possible across the watch area in a very short time.
* 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.
A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are
favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the watch
area... especially in flood prone areas... should use this time to
make preparations just in case. Stay informed... and be ready for
quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning