…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING…
The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has expanded the
* Flood Watch to include portions of Illinois and east central
Missouri…including the following counties…in Illinois…
Bond IL…Clinton IL…Fayette IL…Marion IL…Monroe IL and
Saint Clair IL. In east central Missouri…Jefferson MO.
* through Saturday evening
* Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will impact the area
tonight through Saturday evening. Additional rainfall amounts of
2 to 3 inches are possible. This rain may result in flooding on
creeks and streams, especially those that flooded earlier this
* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas…and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger
streams and rivers will also be possible.