Flash Flood Watch

Published 08/24 2016 04:10AM

Updated 08/24 2016 04:10AM

Issued at: 08/24/2016 7:00:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/25/2016 7:00:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Washington IAZ076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-241715- /O.NEW.KDVN.FF.A.0005.160825T0000Z-160825T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN- LEE-MERCER-HENDERSON-WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO... FAIRFIELD...MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...KEOSAUQUA... FORT MADISON...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB... MEMPHIS...KAHOKA 405 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ILLINOIS...HANCOCK...HENDERSON...MCDONOUGH...MERCER AND WARREN. IN SOUTHEAST IOWA...DES MOINES...HENRY IA... JEFFERSON...KEOKUK...LEE...LOUISA...VAN BUREN AND WASHINGTON. IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI...CLARK AND SCOTLAND. * FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING * THE COMBINATION OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THIS MORNING ACTING AS A PRIMER...AND MORE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING BY TONIGHT WITH HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE...MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. * FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG CREEKS, LOW LYING AREAS, AND URBAN AREAS TONIGHT WHERE HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS. WATER MAY ALSO COVER ROADS ALONG WITH RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. MONITOR FORECASTS AND TAKE ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED OR FLASH FLOODING DEVELOPS. && $$

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