Flash Flood Warning issued June 26 at 3:25PM CDT until June 26 at 8:15PM CDT by NWS Lincoln IL

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The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Western De Witt County in central Illinois…
Logan County in central Illinois…
McLean County in central Illinois…
Northwestern Macon County in central Illinois…
Southeastern Mason County in central Illinois…
Northeastern Menard County in central Illinois…
Sangamon County in central Illinois…
Southeastern Tazewell County in central Illinois…
Southeastern Woodford County in central Illinois…

* Until 815 PM CDT.

* At 324 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or
expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Doppler radar.

IMPACT…Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Bloomington, Lincoln, Clinton, Mason City, Normal, Le Roy,
Heyworth, El Paso, Lexington, Hudson, Chenoa, Atlanta, Mount
Pulaski, Gridley, Minier, Danvers, Colfax, Downs, Hopedale and
McLean.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

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