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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued May 31 at 3:35PM CDT until June 01 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:35 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013
Expires: 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013

...THE CHANCES FOR HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT ARE DECREASING...
.WARM MOIST AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE MIDWEST
TONIGHT AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. ANOTHER THUNDERSTORM
COMPLEX IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS MISSOURI TONIGHT AND MOVE
EAST NORTHEAST INTO ILLINOIS. ALTHOUGH LOW...THE POTENTIAL DOES
EXIST FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS. IF
THIS OCCURS...RAINFALL OF SEVERAL INCHES WOULD CAUSE FLASH
FLOODING DUE TO THE GROUND BEING COMPLETELY SATURATED.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ILLINOIS...BUREAU...
HANCOCK...HENDERSON...MCDONOUGH...PUTNAM AND WARREN. IN
SOUTHEAST IOWA...DES MOINES AND LEE. IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI...
CLARK.
* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
* MORE THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. NEW
RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY TOTAL AN INCH. IF THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER
THE SAME AREA...THEN RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES MAY RESULT IN FLASH
FLOODING AS THE GROUND IS COMPLETELY SATURATED.
* THE GROUND IS SATURATED FROM HEAVY RAINFALL SINCE LAST
SATURDAY. THIS NEW RAIN IS EXPECTED TO RUN OFF QUICKLY INTO
AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS.

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