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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday June 12th, 2018 :: 07:03 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 11:00AM

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 1100 AM CDT

* At 654 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of additional rainfall have fallen during the overnight hours. Flash flooding is continuing across the warning area and requires an extension of the previous Flash Flood Warning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Shelbyville, Toledo, Pana, Moweaqua, Neoga, Assumption, Windsor, Stewardson, Findlay, Cowden, Tower Hill, Jewett, Montrose, Westervelt, Woodbury, Strasburg, Herrick, Rosamond, Clarksburg and Sigel. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 169 and 179. Interstate 70 between mile markers 105 and 114.

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

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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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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