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Flood threat continues -- severe storms possible Monday night

(9:12 a.m. announcement)

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[June 09, 2008]  Widespread rain will be the rule Monday and Monday night. Heavy rainfall will be likely in spots, with amounts up to an inch possible. This may cause additional flooding where the ground is already saturated from previous rainfall. Some severe storms will be possible Monday afternoon and evening, with the main severe weather threats being strong winds. The rain is expected to taper off late tonight. Another cold front will move into the Midwest and bring more rain and storms Thursday and Friday.

[Text from announcement received from Terry Storer, Logan County Emergency Management Agency]


Flash flood watch in effect through Tuesday morning

(6 a.m. Monday announcement)

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[June 09, 2008]  A flash flood watch is in effect through Tuesday morning for the counties of Christian, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, Logan, Macon, Morgan, Moultrie, Piatt, Richland, Sangamon, Scott and Shelby,

GlassThe following hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central, east-central and southeast Illinois.

Monday and Monday night

Rain and thunderstorms will continue into the overnight hours Monday. Heavy rainfall amounts will be possible, especially Monday afternoon and Monday night. Since the ground is already saturated from previous rainfall, additional flooding will be possible. There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening, with the main threat being strong winds.


Widespread flooding will continue for the next few days along many rivers and streams, including the Sangamon, Illinois, Embarras, Wabash and Little Wabash River basins.

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Tuesday through Sunday

The next cold front will bring a chance for thunderstorms Thursday and Friday. The potential will exist for severe weather Thursday afternoon and Thursday night, so stay abreast of later forecasts for updates.

Spotter information statement

Spotter activation may be needed Monday afternoon and evening.

[Text from announcement received from the Emergency Email Network]



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