At 1038 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported several cars stuck in
water and stranded motorists. Between 3 and 5 inches of rain have
fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing. The heaviest rainfall has shifted
outside of the warning polygon, but light to moderate rainfall will
continue over the next several hours.
HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing
IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.
Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Bloomington, Normal, Le Roy, Heyworth, Atlanta, Delavan, Minier,
Danvers, Downs, Hopedale, McLean, Green Valley, San Jose,
Stanford, Emden, Towanda, Waynesville, Armington, Hartsburg and
Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the warned
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.
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