Weather

County,
Flood Watch issued December 21 at 4:09PM CST until December 22 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 4:09 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
Expires: midnight on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING POSSIBLE...
.A STALLED FRONT AND AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SERVE AS THE
FOCUS FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO AT TIMES HEAVY RAIN
THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE AREA OF GREATEST CONCERN ARE THOSE
LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A CENTERVILLE...FARMINGTON...STE
GENEVIEVE...SALEM ILLINOIS LINE. ADDITIONAL RAINS OF ONE-HALF TO
ONE INCH ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING BEFORE THE WET WEATHER BEGINS DIMINISHING.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...IN ILLINOIS...BOND IL...CLINTON IL...FAYETTE IL...
MARION IL...MONROE IL...RANDOLPH IL...ST. CLAIR IL AND
WASHINGTON IL. IN MISSOURI...IRON MO...JEFFERSON MO...MADISON
MO...REYNOLDS MO...ST. FRANCOIS MO...STE. GENEVIEVE MO AND
WASHINGTON MO.
* UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
* A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN THROUGH THIS
EVENING MAY LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. ADDITIONAL RAINS OF UP TO
ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING BEFORE THE WET WEATHER BEGINS
TO DIMINISH.
* FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POORLY DRAINED AREAS...AS WELL AS
STREAMS...CREEKS AND SMALLER RIVERS...IS POSSIBLE.

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