Issued by National Weather Service – St. Louis, MO

Pike County

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

WEDNESDAY MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri…

including the following counties…in Illinois…Adams IL…

Bond IL…Brown IL…Calhoun IL…Fayette IL…Greene IL…

Jersey IL…Macoupin IL…Madison IL…Montgomery IL and Pike

IL. In Missouri…Audrain MO…Boone MO…Callaway MO…Cole

MO…Franklin MO…Gasconade MO…Knox MO…Lewis MO…Lincoln

MO…Marion MO…Moniteau MO…Monroe MO…Montgomery MO…

Osage MO…Pike MO…Ralls MO…Saint Charles MO…Saint Louis

City MO…Saint Louis MO…Shelby MO and Warren MO.

* from 7 PM CDT this evening through Wednesday morning

* 1 to 3 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts possible.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor

drainage areas…and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on

smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger

streams and rivers will also be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are

favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the Watch

area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to

make preparations just in case. Stay informed, and be ready for

quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning

is issued.

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