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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Tuesday June 26th, 2018 :: 10:50 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 01:00PM Saturday

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Northeastern Clinton County in south central Illinois... Marion County in south central Illinois...

* Until 1245 PM CDT.

* At 946 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has fallen over the last three to four hours due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Radar estimates indicate two to three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Centralia, Salem, Sandoval, Wamac, Central City, Odin, Kinmundy, Patoka, Farina, Omega, Stephen Forbes Station, Fairman, Boulder, Shattuc, Helm, Tonti, Iuka, Junction City, Alma and Kell. This includes Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 109 and 127. This also includes Carlyle Lake Recreational Area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MARION

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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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:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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