Flash Flood Watch

Published 08/24 2016 09:40PM

Updated 08/24 2016 09:40PM

Issued at: 08/25/2016 1:00:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 08/25/2016 10:00:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Lee ILZ010-019>021-032-251445- /O.CON.KLOT.FF.A.0006.160825T0600Z-160825T1500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ LEE-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-LIVINGSTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DIXON...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS... PONTIAC 938 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...LIVINGSTON. IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...LA SALLE AND LEE. IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...GRUNDY AND KENDALL. * FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. * VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES...OR MORE...OVER SHORT PERIODS OF TIME FROM THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY TOMORROW MORNING. * FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG CREEKS...STREAMS...AND OTHER LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS. WATER MAY ALSO COVER ROADS ALONG WITH RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS. 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. && $$

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