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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Wednesday May 29th, 2019 :: 05:57 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 11:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Western Crawford County in east central Illinois... Northern Jasper County in southeastern Illinois... Southwestern Clark County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Shelby County in central Illinois... Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Northern Effingham County in south central Illinois...

* Until 1130 PM CDT Wednesday.

* At 527 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Effingham, Toledo, Teutopolis, Greenup, Beecher City, Jewett, Shumway, Montrose, Hidalgo, Hazel Dell, Woodbury, Moccasin, Sigel, Yale, Rose Hill, Lake Sara, Gila and Bellair. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 157 and 172. Interstate 70 between mile markers 90 and 124.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EFFINGHAM, IL ... JASPER, IL ... CRAWFORD, IL ... CUMBERLAND, IL ... SHELBY, IL ... CLARK, IL

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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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