Flash Flood Warning
Flash Flood Statement National Weather Service Lincoln IL 424 AM CDT SAT SEP 8 2018 ...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 AM CDT FOR RICHLAND AND EASTERN CLAY COUNTIES... At 419 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated showers of heavy rain continuing across the warned area. Up to 5 inches of rain have already fallen in a band near the Richland and Clay County line. Flash flooding is expected. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Olney, Flora, Clay City, Noble, Parkersburg, Claremont, Calhoun, Sailor Springs, Schnell, Dundas, Ingraham, Wakefield, Wendelin, Berryville and Olney Noble Airport. Additional rainfall amounts of another inch are possible in the warned area, especially in Richland County. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.