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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Monday August 29th, 2022 :: 10:08 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 01:15AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Moultrie County in central Illinois... East Central Shelby County in central Illinois... Coles County in east central Illinois...

* Until 115 AM CDT.

* At 1007 PM 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... Charleston, Mattoon, Shelbyville, Oakland, Ashmore, Windsor, Lerna, Janesville, Rardin, Coles, Paradise, Hutton, Gays, Coles County Airport, Trilla, Etna, Fairgrange, Fox Ridge State Park, Bushton and Wolf Creek State Park.

* AFFECTED AREAS: COLES, IL ... MOULTRIE, IL ... SHELBY, IL

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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

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

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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

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