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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:51 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western
Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including the following
areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Edwards, Franklin,
Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson,
Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne
IL, white, and Williamson. In southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and a few border
counties of west Kentucky along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to
persist across the watch area through Saturday morning,
gradually working back toward southeast Missouri and southwest
Illinois during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday.
Areas further east may see a break in the precipitation Saturday
into Saturday night, but will then see more thunderstorms with
very heavy rainfall move in from the west late Saturday night
and through the day Sunday. Radar estimates of two to five
inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the watch area.
An additional three to five inches of rain is expected to occur
before the storm system exits the area Sunday night, with the
heaviest rainfall expected in the southeast Missouri foothills.
Locally higher amounts are also possible where numerous
thunderstorms move across the same area.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black,
and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across the
region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi and
Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early may.
Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash flood
warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland flood
warnings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



Smith



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:51 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western
Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including the following
areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Edwards, Franklin,
Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson,
Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne
IL, white, and Williamson. In southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and a few border
counties of west Kentucky along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to
persist across the watch area through Saturday morning,
gradually working back toward southeast Missouri and southwest
Illinois during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday.
Areas further east may see a break in the precipitation Saturday
into Saturday night, but will then see more thunderstorms with
very heavy rainfall move in from the west late Saturday night
and through the day Sunday. Radar estimates of two to five
inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the watch area.
An additional three to five inches of rain is expected to occur
before the storm system exits the area Sunday night, with the
heaviest rainfall expected in the southeast Missouri foothills.
Locally higher amounts are also possible where numerous
thunderstorms move across the same area.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black,
and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across the
region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi and
Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early may.
Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash flood
warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland flood
warnings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



Smith



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Freeze Watch , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , High Wind Warning, Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement

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