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Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown,
Jonesboro, Vienna, Golconda, Elizabethtown, Cairo, Mound City,
Metropolis, Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville, Evansville,
Boonville, Rockport, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe,
Paducah, Mayfield, Smithland, Benton, Murray, Marion, Eddyville,
Cadiz, Princeton, Morganfield, Dixon, Madisonville, Hopkinsville,
Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun, Greenville, Elkton, Perryville,
Marble Hill, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren,
Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston,
and New Madrid
309 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for
* All of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana
and western Kentucky.
* Through late Saturday night.
* Multiple rounds of rain, moderate to heavy at times, will
increase the risk for areal flooding through the end of the week.
* The main flooding concern will be along small streams and
creeks that feed into already swollen rivers across the
region. especially in areas that receive multiple rounds of
moderate to heavy rainfall. Elsewhere, elevated water levels
in low lying and poor drainage areas may lead to standing
water across some roads that typically flood.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
$$Special Weather Statement
JEFFERSON-PERRY IL-JACKSON-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT VERNON, PINCKNEYVILLE, CARBONDALE,
MURPHYSBORO, PERRYVILLE, MARBLE HILL, CAPE GIRARDEAU, JACKSON,
PIEDMONT, AND VAN BUREN
320 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018
...Light Freezing Rain to Continue into the Evening...
Temperatures will hover near the 32 degree mark into the early
evening, setting the stage for light freezing rain and icing
issues from Pinckneyville and Murphysboro Illinois to Perryville,
Marble Hill, Piedmont, Greenville and Van Buren Missouri. Light
glazing is expected on elevated surfaces such as trees, fences and
vehicles, and the potential exists for a few slick spots to
develop on bridges and overpasses before sunset. After sunset,
some lesser travelled roads may also become slick in spots.
Motorists should exercise caution through early evening,
especially on bridges and overpasses. Parking lots and sidewalks
may also begin to become slick after sunset. Temperatures are
expected to slowly warm up this evening and bring an end to the
freezing rain and icing threat by 9 PM.