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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday February 20th, 2018 :: 03:08 p.m. CST

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Flood Watch until 12:00PM Wednesday

...MORE HEAVY RAIN INTO TONIGHT... ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Lincoln has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and southeast Illinois, including the following counties. In central Illinois, Christian and Shelby. In east central Illinois, Clark, Coles, and Cumberland. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through late tonight.

* Rain will become more widespread across the area this evening, and continue most of the night. Additional accumulation of 1.5 to 2 inches are expected through tonight.

* This additional rainfall will cause flooding of area rivers and streams across central through east central Illinois.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLARK ... CLAY ... CRAWFORD ... CUMBERLAND ... EFFINGHAM ... JASPER ... LAWRENCE ... RICHLAND ... SHELBY

Instructions:

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. 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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Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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