625  
WGUS53 KILX 040153  
FFWILX  
ILC029-040500-  
/O.NEW.KILX.FF.W.0001.210504T0153Z-210504T0500Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
853 PM CDT MON MAY 3 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHERN COLES COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT.  
 
* AT 852 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS,  
HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER  
DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
CHARLESTON, MATTOON, ASHMORE, LERNA, HUTTON, FOX RIDGE STATE PARK  
AND COLES COUNTY AIRPORT.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED  
AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3954 8837 3953 8805 3953 8800 3940 8803  
3940 8839  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
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