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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued October 10 at 12:07PM CDT until October 11 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 12:07 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Expires: 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...RANDOLPH IL. IN
MISSOURI...CRAWFORD MO...IRON MO...MADISON MO...REYNOLDS MO...
ST. FRANCOIS MO...STE. GENEVIEVE MO AND WASHINGTON MO.
* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
* RAINFALL WILL BE DIMINISHING ACROSS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI THIS
AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVERNIGHT. WIDESPREAD RAINS OF 1-3 INCHES HAVE ALREADY
OCCURRED IN THE WATCH AREA. ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL OCCUR
TONIGHT...BUT IT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS HEAVY AS WHAT FELL
OVERNIGHT AND THIS MORNING.
* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING OR POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS...AND ULTIMATELY DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING ON
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. SIGNIFICANT RISES ON LARGER
STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

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