425  
WGUS83 KLSX 052026  
FLSLSX  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
226 PM CST SUN NOV 5 2017  
 
ILC117-135-052330-  
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MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-  
226 PM CST SUN NOV 5 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...  
CENTRAL MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...  
NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 530 PM CST.  
 
* AT 225 PM CST, TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN  
CARLINVILLE DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM  
FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR  
FLOODING. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
CARLINVILLE, GIRARD, WHITE OAK, FARMERSVILLE, WAGGONER, NILWOOD,  
HARVEL, CHESTERFIELD, HETTICK, STANDARD CITY AND ATWATER.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO AN INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS  
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...SHAW POINT  
BRANCH...TAYLOR CREEK...HORSE CREEK...SHEARLES BRANCH...SOLOMON  
CREEK...LYNN GROVE BRANCH...WEST FORK SHOAL CREEK...RICHARDSON  
BRANCH...SHOP CREEK...HURRICANE CREEK...BRIAR CREEK...HODGES CREEK...  
SUGAR CREEK...DEER BRANCH...ANDERSON BRANCH...WEST BRANCH HORSE  
CREEK...BEAR CREEK...MACOUPIN CREEK...PRAIRIE BRANCH...JOES CREEK...  
KENT BRANCH...STEER CREEK...LICK CREEK AND EAST FORK OTTER CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3921 9014 3936 9015 3952 8955 3940 8953  
3935 8953 3935 8952 3934 8952  
 

 
 
GOSSELIN  
 
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