At 9:16 a.m., National Weather
Service Doppler radar indicated very heavy rain has fallen
across Logan County, especially in Mount Pulaski, where roads
Thunderstorms with excessive
rainfall will continue across southeastern Logan County.
Rainfall amounts will likely range from 1 to 2 inches per
hour. These rainfall amounts will likely produce flash
A flash flood warning means that
flooding is imminent or occurring. If in a flood-prone area,
move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along
creeks and streams are especially vulnerable to the effects of
flash flooding. Do not attempt to cross flooded areas by foot
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Most deaths in flash flooding
occur in automobiles. Do not drive your vehicle into areas in
which water covers the roadway. It takes only a foot or two of
water to wash most vehicles away. Vehicles caught in rising
waters should be abandoned quickly.
flash flooding to your local ESDA or the nearest law
enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather Service.
Watch for later weather statements.
release distributed at 9:36 a.m.]