Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 :: 09:25 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 12:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Logan County in central Illinois... Central Macon County in central Illinois... Northwestern Moultrie County in central Illinois... Southwestern Piatt County in central Illinois... North Central Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 1230 PM CDT.

* At 924 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to 2.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Decatur, Mount Zion, Forsyth, Mount Pulaski, Bethany, Long Creek, Warrensburg, Lovington, Dalton City, Latham, Chestnut, Decatur Airport, Hervey City and Lake City.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LOGAN, IL ... MACON, IL ... MOULTRIE, IL ... PIATT, IL ... SHELBY, IL

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads. Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information to the National Weather Service when you can do so safely.

Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP SHELBYEMA followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

Navigate & Discover