Flash 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
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Lincoln has
* 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
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.