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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Saturday April 29th, 2017 :: 06:25 p.m. CDT
Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 12:15AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Coles County in east central Illinois... Moultrie County in central Illinois... Jasper County in southeastern Illinois... Shelby County in central Illinois... Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Effingham County in south central Illinois... Macon County in central Illinois...

* Until 1215 AM CDT

* At 622 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 143 and 202. Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 126. Interstate 72 between mile markers 126 and 155.

* AFFECTED AREAS: COLES ... CUMBERLAND ... EFFINGHAM ... JASPER ... MACON ... MOULTRIE ... SHELBY

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots.

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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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