Flash Flood Watch
Flood Watch National Weather Service Lincoln IL 254 AM CDT Sat Sep 8 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and southeast Illinois, including the following counties. In central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard, Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan, and Scott. * Through Sunday morning. * Heavy rainfall of 3 to 6 inches is likely through tonight along the I-70 corridor, as far north as Paris and as far south as Flora and Lawrenceville. Further north, additional amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely from Springfield to Danville, in an area that already received 3 to 5 inches of rain on Friday. * Flooding of low lying areas, and near rivers and streams, is likely. More widespread flooding will occur in some areas with such heavy amounts expected. 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.