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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Wednesday February 21st, 2018 :: 03:44 a.m. CST

Advisory

Flood Watch until 09:00AM

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following counties...in Illinois...Bond IL...Calhoun IL... Clinton IL...Fayette IL...Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Madison IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Montgomery IL... Randolph IL...Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri... Cole MO...Crawford MO...Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Iron MO... Jefferson MO...Lincoln MO...Madison MO...Moniteau MO... Montgomery MO...Osage MO...Reynolds MO...Saint Charles MO... Saint Francois MO...Saint Louis City MO...Saint Louis MO... Sainte Genevieve MO...Warren MO and Washington MO.

* from 6 PM CST this evening through late tonight

* Steady rainfall is expected to continue into tonight. Rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches over the past 48 hours with an additional 1 to 2 inches may cause localized flooding.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas...and possible flooding on smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLINTON ... FAYETTE ... MARION ... RANDOLPH ... WASHINGTON

Instructions:

A Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are favorable that may lead to flooding. People in the Watch area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to check on preparedness requirements. Stay informed, and be ready for action if flooding is observed or if a Flood Warning is issued.

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Address/Location
City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
201 S Rotan St
Salem, IL 62881

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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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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