Zeigler, IL (62999)

3:54 PM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Off the circle | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 390 ft 37.90 °N, 89.05 °W | Updated 34 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
70.5 °F
Feels Like 70.5 °F
N
5.0
Wind Variable Wind from South

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 15.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2900 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:01 AM 7:46 PM
Waxing Crescent, 26% visible
METAR KMWA 301958Z 16010KT 15SM SCT015 BKN029 OVC050 22/21 A2966
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 15.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2900 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:01 AM 7:46 PM
Waxing Crescent, 26% visible
METAR KMWA 301958Z 16010KT 15SM SCT015 BKN029 OVC050 22/21 A2966

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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 12:25 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southern Perry County in south central Illinois...
Union County in southern Illinois...
northern Johnson County in southern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Saline County in southern Illinois...
Jackson County in southern Illinois...
north central Alexander County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Hamilton County in south central Illinois...
east central Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 545 PM CDT

* at 1222 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported upwards to 4
inches across portions of the warned area had already fallen.
Spotters also reported creeks and streams still at or above
bankfull in some locations, with numerous reports of flooded
roadways still ongoing. Given continuing rainfall, and a threat of
heavy rain still forecast, the Flash Flood Warning has been
extended through the remainder of the afternoon into the early
evening hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carbondale, Marion, Herrin, Harrisburg, West Frankfort,
Murphysboro, Benton, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Carterville, Anna,
Eldorado, Johnston City, McLeansboro, Christopher, Jonesboro, Rend
Lake area, Sesser, Zeigler and Carrier Mills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3761 8839 3760 8871 3734 8904 3733 8923
      3715 8928 3713 8935 3723 8943 3734 8943
      3756 8951 3759 8948 3768 8950 3781 8967
      3796 8959 3803 8959 3813 8916 3812 8872
      3819 8837



1124 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Plumfield
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Sunday the stage was 23.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 28.5 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon then begin falling.


Lat... Lon 3801 8901 3801 8895 3789 8898 3778 8915
      3784 8915 3792 8906




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:34 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 am CDT Monday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, 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 southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Until 1 am CDT Monday

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeastern
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwestern Indiana, and a few
border counties of western Kentucky along the Ohio and
Mississippi rivers. While additional rainfall totals should not
exceed one inch, any and all shower or storm activity that falls
on the already saturated grounds, swollen and flooded creeks,
streams, and tributaries, will result in continuing flooding or
retrograde any gradual water recessions that may be occurring.

* In addition to flash flooding of roadways and streams, the
already fallen heavy rains will be causing further rises on many
of the area rivers, particularly the smaller rivers in southeast
Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black, and current rivers.
Given the widespread rainfall that has already occurred across
the region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi
and Ohio rivers, will likewise see rises in water levels into
early may. Due to the prolonged period of these rains, some of
the flash flood warnings that have been issued or are still in
effect may be transitioned to areal flood warnings after the
rain has finally diminished.

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
once flash flood warnings are issued.