469  
WGUS53 KILX 190845  
FFWILX  
ILC021-115-137-147-167-191445-  
/O.NEW.KILX.FF.W.0017.170519T0845Z-170519T1445Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
345 AM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
NORTH CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
CENTRAL SANGAMON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
SOUTHERN PIATT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
MACON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
SOUTHEASTERN MORGAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 945 AM CDT FRIDAY  
 
* AT 344 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SPRINGFIELD, DECATUR, CHATHAM, ALEXANDER, MOUNT ZION, ROCHESTER,  
FORSYTH, BEMENT, CERRO GORDO, HARRISTOWN, NEW BERLIN, LONG CREEK,  
WAVERLY, MACON, ILLIOPOLIS, OREANA, LOAMI, NIANTIC, FRANKLIN AND  
MECHANICSBURG.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 91 AND 98.  
INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 63 AND 66, BETWEEN MILE MARKERS  
81 AND 106, AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 113 AND 150.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3967 9033 4003 8847 3993 8846 3979 8866  
3979 8875 3974 8876 3974 8881 3969 8881  
3966 8885 3966 8905 3977 8900 3976 8912  
3966 8929 3976 8935 3972 8965 3961 8974  
3952 9026  
 

 
 
BAK  
 
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