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Minor to major flooding issues continue in southern Illinois

The affected area along the Ohio, from Gallatin County in the upper right, all the way down to Golconda in Pope, to center

Posted by on Friday, May 12th, 2017 @ 10:11 am.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS - There are some flood warnings coming up for our rivers in southern Illinois that will be impacting many riverside communities in the readership area including in Hardin and Pope counties.

Other locations impacted include southeast Missouri, Southwest Indiana, and western Kentucky.

Here's what the National Weather Service says is on the way:

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
323 AM CDT Fri May 12 2017

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
323 AM CDT Fri May 12 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few lingering thunderstorms will be possible Friday morning over
West Kentucky and Southeast Missouri. An storms that develop will
remain below severe limits.

Minor to Major River flooding continues on portions of the Ohio,
Mississippi, Big Muddy, St. Francis, Little Wabash, Wabash and
Patoka river system. For details on site specific flooding, refer
to the the latest issued flood warnings and statements.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Water levels are expected to remain steady or slowly fall, so
flooding will continue on several rivers into early next week.
Please refer to the latest flood warnings and statements for
additional details.

Mainly afternoon and evening thunderstorms are forecast Wednesday
and Thursday. Although most storms are expected to remain below
severe limits, a few strong storms could produce marginal hail,
gusty winds, and locally heavy rainfall.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Those in flood-prone areas, be watchful...and send pics if you have em, to admin@disclosurenewsonline.com

The affected area along the Ohio, from Gallatin County in the upper right, all the way down to Golconda in Pope, to center


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