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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Wednesday February 21st, 2018 :: 03:44 a.m. CST

Community

Flood Watch until 09:00AM

...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL CONTINUES TONIGHT... ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Peoria, Piatt, Sangamon, Shelby, Tazewell, and Woodford. In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland. In west central Illinois, Cass, Fulton, Morgan, Schuyler, and Scott.

* Through late tonight

* Rainfall amounts of around an inch are expected through tonight. Much of the area has already received 1 to 3 inches since Monday morning.

* This additional rainfall will cause flooding of area rivers and streams across central through east central Illinois. Ponding of water on low roadways and near ditches is also likely.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLAY ... CRAWFORD ... EFFINGHAM ... FULTON ... 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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