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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 06/30/2020 06:44 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 06/30/2020 12:45 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Ferris, IL ∙ West Point, IL ∙ Hamilton, IL ∙ Elvaston, IL ∙ Sutter, IL ∙ Basco, IL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL 544 AM CDT Tue Jun 30 2020 The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Central Hancock County in west central Illinois... * Until 1145 AM CDT Tuesday. * At 542 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain have already fallen from around Elvaston to west of Stillwell. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Expect flooding of roadways, creeks, streams and low lying areas. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Carthage, Hamilton, West Point, Ferris, Denver, Elvaston, Basco, Tioga and Stillwell. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. && LAT...LON 4020 9135 4059 9134 4061 9121 4020 9107 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-2 INCHES IN 1 HOUR