Flash Flood Warning issued August 12 at 10:56AM CDT until August 12 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Lincoln IL

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At 1056 AM CDT, trained weather spotters reported thunderstorms
producing heavy rain east of Saybrook, where several county roads
are covered with water and are impassible. Between 2 and 4 inches of
rain have fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Trained spotters reported.

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…
Saybrook, Ludlow, Bellflower and Foosland.
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.

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