Weather

County,
Flash Flood Watch issued August 05 at 9:56PM CDT until August 06 at 12:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 9:56 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
Expires: noon on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVERNIGHT AND INTO
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
OVERNIGHT...BRINGING THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN.
FOR ALREADY SATURATED GROUND...THIS MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING
...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE PENNYRILE REGION OF WEST KENTUCKY AND
OVER SOUTHWEST INDIANA.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN
KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...ALEXANDER...EDWARDS...
GALLATIN...HAMILTON...HARDIN...JOHNSON...MASSAC...POPE...
PULASKI...SALINE...WABASH...WAYNE IL AND WHITE. IN SOUTHWEST
INDIANA...GIBSON...PIKE...POSEY...SPENCER...VANDERBURGH AND
WARRICK. IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...BALLARD...CALDWELL...CALLOWAY...
CARLISLE...CHRISTIAN...CRITTENDEN...DAVIESS...FULTON...
GRAVES...HENDERSON...HICKMAN...HOPKINS...LIVINGSTON...LYON...
MARSHALL...MCCRACKEN...MCLEAN...MUHLENBERG...TODD...TRIGG...
UNION KY AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...BUTLER...
MISSISSIPPI...NEW MADRID...RIPLEY...SCOTT AND STODDARD.
* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
* A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAS ALREADY PRODUCED 1
TO 2 INCHES OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST KENTUCKY.
ISOLATED AMOUNTS OVER 2 INCHES HAVE BEEN REPORTED. ANOTHER ONE TO
LOCALLY TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING.
* THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVERNIGHT AS
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN TRAVELS ACROSS THE REGION AND OVERWHELMS DRAINAGE
SYSTEMS.

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