Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
315 AM CDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...Heavy Rainfall Likely This Weekend...

.A slow-moving cold front will interact with an
 unseasonably moist airmass to produce heavy 
rain across west-central Illinois this weekend.
While showers and thunderstorms will develop as
early as Saturday, the primary timeframe for 
the heaviest rainfall will be Saturday night 
through Sunday. 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY 
EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Lincoln has 
issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for all counties along 
and west of the Illinois River.
* From Saturday evening through Sunday night
* Widespread rain with a few embedded 
thunderstorms will occur across the Illinois 
River Valley this weekend...with the   
heaviest rain falling Saturday night through
Sunday. Storm total rain amounts of 2.50 to 
3 inches are anticipated.
* Excessive rainfall rates could lead to 
flash flooding of many low-lying and flood 
prone areas. In addition, smaller creeks   
and streams could potentially spill out of 
their banks.

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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