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County,
Flood Watch issued March 10 at 3:54AM CDT until March 10 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:54 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013
Expires: 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...ADAMS IL...
BROWN IL AND PIKE IL. IN MISSOURI...AUDRAIN MO...BOONE MO...
CALLAWAY MO...COLE MO...KNOX MO...LEWIS MO...MARION MO...
MONITEAU MO...MONROE MO...MONTGOMERY MO...PIKE MO...RALLS MO
AND SHELBY MO.
* THROUGH THIS EVENING
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
TODAY. WIDESPREAD RAINS OF ONE INCH TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES ARE
EXPECTED...WITH SOME ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SINCE
THE GROUND OVER THE REGION IS SNOW COVERED...SNOW MELT IN
CONJUNCTION WITH THE RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO RAPID RUNOFF AND
FLOODING PROBLEMS.
* THE RESULTANT FLOODING WILL BE IMPACTING ROADS THROUGHOUT THE
WATCH AREA. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING POORLY
DRAINED...OR LOW LYING AREAS. ALSO BE WATCHFUL FOR FLOODING IN
CONSTRUCTION ZONES.

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