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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Tuesday May 3rd, 2022 :: 04:16 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 07:00AM

* WHAT...Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of south central Illinois, including the following county, Marion.

* WHEN...Until 700 AM CDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 415 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Salem, Omega, Helm, Stephen Forbes Station, Iuka, Kell, Walnut Hill and Cartter.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MARION, IL

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
201 S Rotan St
Salem, IL 62881

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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