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WGUS83 KILX 080028  
FLSILX  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
728 PM CDT SUN OCT 7 2018  
 
ILC039-107-113-115-125-129-167-179-080430-  
/O.NEW.KILX.FA.Y.0016.181008T0028Z-181008T0430Z/  
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
MENARD-LOGAN-SANGAMON-DE WITT-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-MASON-MACON-  
728 PM CDT SUN OCT 7 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...  
MENARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
LOGAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
NORTHEASTERN SANGAMON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
DE WITT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
SOUTHEASTERN TAZEWELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
MCLEAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
SOUTHEASTERN MASON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
NORTHWESTERN MACON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 724 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO  
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN  
THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN  
OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA. ADDTIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2  
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SPRINGFIELD, BLOOMINGTON, LINCOLN, CLINTON, MASON CITY, NORMAL,  
SHERMAN, ROCHESTER, LE ROY, FORSYTH, RIVERTON, HEYWORTH,  
PETERSBURG, LEXINGTON, FARMER CITY, AND ATHENS.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 155 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 17.  
INTERSTATE 39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 9.  
INTERSTATE 55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 97 AND 187.  
INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 103 AND 130.  
INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 119 AND 160.  
 
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 4062 8858 4061 8846 4031 8846 4028 8857  
4015 8868 3980 8915 3982 8925 3977 8931  
3975 8942 3976 8942 3968 8943 4006 9000  
4010 9000 4062 8912 4063 8904 4066 8905  
4067 8899 4070 8899 4076 8888 4076 8859  
 

 
 
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