697  
WGUS53 KILX 142356  
FFWILX  
ILC095-150300-  
/O.NEW.KILX.FF.W.0027.171014T2356Z-171015T0300Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
656 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
NORTHERN KNOX COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT  
 
* AT 656 PM CDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE  
WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GALESBURG, KNOXVILLE, WATAGA, ONEIDA, ALTONA, VICTORIA, EAST  
GALESBURG AND SNAKE DEN HOLLOW.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 46 AND 54.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4115 9013 4115 8999 4104 8999 4080 9044  
4090 9044  
 

 
 
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