Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Lincoln IL

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The rain is so important for plants and crops, but can we have a break? Possibly this weekend just in time for the Metamora Pool to open on Sunday, May 28th. According to the National Weather Service in Lincoln, IL we may catch that break this weekend. However, there is still flood warnings and we must take care to listen to the warnings about flooding. If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an alternate route. Turn around, don`t drown! Don't put your life or anyone else's life in danger. Nothing is as important as safety for you and EMS teams.


[1] This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois and west central Illinois.
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT: Scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon into this evening. Severe weather is not anticipated.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY: Scattered thunderstorms are possible Wednesday, especially during the afternoon and early evening hours. After a break on Thursday, thunderstorms are also possible Friday into Monday.
Flooding on the Illinois River near Peoria will subside by Thursday, but is expected to continue downstream for at least several more days.The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois:
  •   Illinois River at Peoria affecting Peoria...Tazewell and Woodford Counties
  •   Illinois River at Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason Counties
  •   Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown...Cass...Morgan and Schuyler Counties
The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation.

Additional river and weather information is available at www.weather.gov/ilx. Stay safe and dry!


Source: [1] www.weather.gov

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