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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Saturday February 24th, 2018 :: 09:05 a.m. CST

Advisory

Flood Watch until 12:00PM

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following counties...in Illinois...Bond IL...Clinton IL...Fayette IL... Madison IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Randolph IL...Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...Crawford MO...Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Iron MO...Jefferson MO...Madison 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.

* through this evening

* Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will impact the area this morning through this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible. This new rain is in addition to rainfall amounts averaging 1 inch that has already fallen, and may result in flooding on creeks and streams, especially those that flooded earlier this week.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: BOND ... CLINTON ... FAYETTE ... MADISON ... MARION ... MONROE ... RANDOLPH ... ST. CLAIR ... 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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