Weather Alerts for McLean County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
MCLEAN COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Cass - Christian - De Witt - Fulton - Knox - Logan - Macon - Marshall - Mason - McLean - Menard - Morgan - Moultrie - Peoria - Piatt - Sangamon - Schuyler - Scott - Shelby - Stark - Tazewell - Woodford
Effective: Tue, 5/21 4:00am Updated: Tue, 5/21 5:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 5/22 1:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Periods of Heavy Rain Today and Tonight...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Illinois, east
central Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the
following areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt,
Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Peoria, Piatt,
Sangamon, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford. In east
central Illinois, Moultrie. In west central Illinois, Cass,
Fulton, Knox, Morgan, Schuyler, and Scott.
* Through late tonight
* Additional rainfall today and tonight over nearly saturated
ground may lead to flash flooding across portions of central
Illinois. Steady moderate to occasionally heavy rain will
continue to overspread the region this morning. Soils are
already near saturated for much of the area, especially along
and north of the Illinois River valley which has received heavy
rainfall over the past several days. Strong thunderstorms
producing heavy rainfall over a short period of time will return
this evening and tonight. Up to a couple inches of rain are
possible through late this evening along with locally higher
amounts.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.