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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Wednesday May 8th, 2024 :: 07:17 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 10:15PM Wednesday

* WHAT...Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of south central Illinois, including the following counties, east central Clinton, Marion and Washington.

* WHEN...Until 1015 PM CDT.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 714 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Centralia, Salem, Nashville, Sandoval, Wamac, Central City, Odin, Kinmundy, Irvington, Ashley, Omega, Helm, Stephen Forbes Station, Posen, Tonti, Beaucoup, Hoyleton, Hoffman, Iuka and Junction City.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLINTON, IL ... MARION, IL ... WASHINGTON, IL

Instructions:

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