Flash Flood Warning

Published 08/28 2016 05:25PM

Updated 08/28 2016 05:25PM

Issued at: 08/28/2016 5:23:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/28/2016 11:15:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Whiteside ILC073-195-290415- /O.NEW.KDVN.FF.W.0023.160828T2223Z-160829T0415Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL 523 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... HENRY COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS... WHITESIDE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 1115 PM CDT * AT 522 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. WATER IS REPORTED TO BE COMPLETELY OVER HIGHWAY 30 NEAR STERLING...DUE TO HEAVY RAIN COMPLETLY FILLING DITCHES AND SPREADING OVER THE HIGHWAY. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... STERLING...ROCK FALLS...CAMBRIDGE...GENESEO...COLONA... PROPHETSTOWN...ORION...ATKINSON...ANNAWAN...TAMPICO...LYNDON... ANDOVER...HOOPPOLE...DEER GROVE...WARNER...LYNN CENTER...EMERSON... OSCO...ROUND GROVE AND AGNEW. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... INTERSTATE 80 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 9 AND 34. INTERSTATE 88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 44. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. && LAT...LON 4159 8967 4158 8986 4145 8986 4128 8996 4129 9043 4143 9041 4153 9018 4180 8990 4186 8963 4174 8963 $$

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