Bureau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:10 PM CDT Aug. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois... Iowa and northeast Missouri... including
the following areas... in Illinois... Bureau... Hancock...
Henderson... Henry IL... McDonough... Mercer... Putnam... Rock
Island... Warren and Whiteside. In Iowa... Cedar... Des Moines...
Henry IA... Jefferson... Johnson... Keokuk... Lee... Louisa...
Muscatine... Scott... Van Buren and Washington. In northeast
Missouri... Clark and Scotland.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

* the combination of locally heavy rainfall earlier this morning
acting as a primer... and more thunderstorms developing by
tonight with heavy rainfall of 1 to 4 inches possible... may
lead to flash flooding.

* Flash flooding is possible along creeks... low lying areas...
and urban areas tonight where heavy rainfall occurs. Water may
also cover roads along with rapid rises on local streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



Ervin