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Flash Flood Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 06/30/2020 06:50 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 06/30/2020 11:15 AM EDT




High impact

Locations Affected

Benton, IL ∙ Willisville, IL ∙ Royalton, IL ∙ Freeman Spur, IL ∙ Hanaford, IL ∙ Pyatts, IL ∙ Christopher, IL ∙ West Frankfort, IL ∙ Tamaroa, IL ∙ Buckner, IL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Paducah KY 550 AM CDT Tue Jun 30 2020 The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Perry County in south central Illinois... Franklin County in south central Illinois... Southwestern Hamilton County in south central Illinois... * Until 1015 AM CDT. * At 550 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. 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... West Frankfort, Benton, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Christopher, Rend Lake Area, Sesser, Zeigler, and Royalton. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. && LAT...LON 3821 8915 3812 8914 3812 8871 3807 8864 3791 8864 3791 8871 3786 8871 3786 8915 3795 8915 3796 8959 3822 8959 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED