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County,
Flood Watch issued April 03 at 3:11AM CDT until April 04 at 9:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:11 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015
Expires: 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015

...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE TODAY...
.THE PRESENCE OF A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY REGION COMBINED WITH A VERY MOIST AND
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE WILL PROVIDE THE NECESSARY INGREDIENTS FOR
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND POSSIBLE FLOODING TODAY.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN
KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...ALEXANDER...EDWARDS...
FRANKLIN...GALLATIN...HAMILTON...HARDIN...JACKSON...
JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...MASSAC...PERRY IL...POPE...PULASKI...
SALINE...UNION IL...WABASH...WAYNE IL...WHITE AND WILLIAMSON.
IN SOUTHWEST INDIANA...GIBSON...PIKE...POSEY...SPENCER...
VANDERBURGH AND WARRICK. IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...BALLARD...
CALDWELL...CALLOWAY...CARLISLE...CHRISTIAN...CRITTENDEN...
DAVIESS...FULTON...GRAVES...HENDERSON...HICKMAN...HOPKINS...
LIVINGSTON...LYON...MARSHALL...MCCRACKEN...MCLEAN...
MUHLENBERG...TODD...TRIGG...UNION KY AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI...BOLLINGER...BUTLER...CAPE GIRARDEAU...CARTER...
MISSISSIPPI...NEW MADRID...PERRY MO...RIPLEY...SCOTT...
STODDARD AND WAYNE MO.
* THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING
* A STORM TOTAL AVERAGE OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN IS FORECAST
DURING THE PERIOD. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
WHERE THUNDERSTORMS REPEAT OVER THE SAME LOCATION. RAINFALL
RATES EXCEEDING AN INCH AN HOUR WILL BE LIKELY WITH SOME OF THE
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.
* IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT EVEN THOUGH MOST OF THE
RIVERS IN THE AREA HAVE NOW FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE...THIS
ROUND OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY BRING MANY OF THEM BACK
INTO FLOOD ONCE AGAIN SOMETIME WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK.

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