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ILC055-199-160245-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
652 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
WILLIAMSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...  
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 945 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 647 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA, PARTICULAR IN SOUTHERN FRANKLIN  
AND NORTHERN WILLIAMSON COUNTIES. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS  
ALREADY FALLEN, WITH THE HEAVIEST BETWEEN ZEIGLER, WEST FRANKFORT,  
ORIENT, AND FREEMAN SPUR. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
HERRIN, WEST FRANKFORT, BENTON, JOHNSTON CITY, CHRISTOPHER,  
SESSER, ZEIGLER, ROYALTON, ENERGY, HURST, VALIER, AND WEST CITY.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3812 8870 3760 8871 3760 8915 3795 8915  
3795 8918 3797 8915 3804 8914 3806 8912  
3810 8912 3810 8914 3812 8913  
 

 
 
RJP  
 
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