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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday June 12th, 2018 :: 01:06 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 07:00AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Christian County in central Illinois... Shelby County in central Illinois... Western Cumberland County in east central Illinois...

* Until 700 AM CDT

* At 102 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen on very saturated ground. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Shelbyville, Toledo, Pana, Neoga, Assumption, Windsor, Stewardson, Findlay, Tower Hill, Jewett, Montrose, Westervelt, Woodbury, Strasburg, Rosamond, Clarksburg, Sigel, Trowbridge, Wolf Creek State Park and Mode. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 169 and 178. Interstate 70 between mile markers 105 and 114.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN ... CUMBERLAND ... SHELBY

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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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:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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