Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday April 30th, 2019 :: 03:44 a.m. CDT

Community

Flash Flood Watch until 07:00PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, Mason, McLean, Menard, Piatt, Sangamon, Shelby, Tazewell, and Woodford. In east central Illinois, Champaign, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, and Moultrie. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Effingham, and Jasper. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan, and Scott.

* From this evening through Wednesday evening

* A stationary front across the region will provide a focus for the development of periods of heavy precipitation tonight through Wednesday evening. The potential for several inches of rain falling on already saturated ground may lead to flash flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN ... DOUGLAS ... LOGAN ... MOULTRIE ... WOODFORD ... MASON ... MACON ... CUMBERLAND ... SCOTT ... SANGAMON ... COLES ... MCLEAN ... SHELBY ... PIATT ... EFFINGHAM ... MENARD ... CLAY ... TAZEWELL ... DE WITT ... CASS ... CHAMPAIGN ... JASPER ... MORGAN

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

View full article (nws)

Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP SHELBYEMA followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant 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:
Flash Flood Watch

Navigate & Discover