Martinsville, IL (62442)

4:16 AM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
ME0105 | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 652 ft 39.30 °N, 87.98 °W | Updated 8 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
61.0 °F
Feels Like 61.0 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 7.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 3.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 7:44 PM
Waxing Crescent, 21% visible
SPECI KMTO 300907Z AUTO 03005KT 9SM -RA FEW004 BKN060 OVC100 17/16 A2980 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S P0001 T01670161
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 3.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 7:44 PM
Waxing Crescent, 21% visible
SPECI KMTO 300907Z AUTO 03005KT 9SM -RA FEW004 BKN060 OVC100 17/16 A2980 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S P0001 T01670161

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:48 AM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Coles County in east central Illinois...
southeastern Christian County in central Illinois...
Crawford County in east central Illinois...
Edgar County in east central Illinois...
southeastern Moultrie County in central Illinois...
Jasper County in southeastern Illinois...
Clark County in east central Illinois...
Shelby County in central Illinois...
Cumberland County in east central Illinois...
northwestern Clay County in south central Illinois...
Effingham County in south central Illinois...

* until 945 am CDT Sunday

* at 1241 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated the heavy rain that
occurred over parts of east central through southeast Illinois has
moved out of the area for the time. However, additional rainfall
is expected during the early morning hours. 2 to 5 inches of rain
has fallen across the area with the axis of heaviest rainfall
extending from just west of Effingham northeast to near Marshall
in Clark County. Although the water has receded in many of the
areas early this morning, the additional light to moderate rains
expected this morning may cause some problems on area roadways,
especially secondary roads.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Charleston, Mattoon, Effingham, Paris, Robinson, Shelbyville,
Marshall, Newton, Toledo, Pana, Casey, Altamont, Neoga, Teutopolis,
Greenup, Oblong, Palestine, Chrisman, Martinsville and Kansas.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 57 between mile markers 142 and 194.
Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 154.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3886 8754 3886 8870 3891 8870 3891 8878
      3894 8881 3922 8880 3922 8914 3938 8914
      3960 8810 3987 8754 3935 8754 3931 8762
      3930 8760 3926 8761 3922 8757 3914 8766
      3906 8757 3899 8756 3899 8758 3897 8753


Smith



1106 PM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* From late tonight until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 23.5 feet by Tuesday morning.
* At 24.0 feet... a few agricultural levees fail. Water enters about
50 homes in the North Lake, izaak Walton, South Lake areas and near
Fort Harrison Country Club. Some evacuations are necessary.
Significant flooding in progress of Industrial area on East Bank
near I-70. Backwater extends up Lost Creek to Lafayette street.
Land on west side of U.S. 150 and Railroad tracks begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3960 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763
      3945 8747 3960 8741




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:48 AM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
Piatt, and Shelby. In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark,
Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In
southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper,
Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
Monday morning, a large area of another inch or so of rain is
expected. The threat of heavy rain will end with the passage of
a cold front late Sunday.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.