Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for St. Charles (MOC183) Missouri Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flash Flood Watch Flash Flood Watch - St. Charles (Missouri)


Updated:Sat 08-Aug-20 09:26pm CDT
Effective:Sat 08-Aug-20 10:00pm CDT
Expires:Sun 09-Aug-20 10:00am CDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Audrain; Callaway; Crawford; Franklin; Gasconade; Iron; Jefferson; Lincoln; Madison; Monroe; Montgomery; Osage; Pike; Ralls; Reynolds; St. Charles; St. Francois; St. Louis; St. Louis City; Ste. Genevieve; Warren; Washington
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...flash flood watch remains in effect through sunday morning...
The flash flood watch continues for
* portions of illinois and missouri...including the following counties...in illinois...calhoun il...greene il...jersey il...
Madison il...monroe il...pike il...randolph il and saint clair il. In missouri...audrain mo...callaway mo...crawford mo...
Franklin mo...gasconade mo...iron mo...jefferson mo...lincoln mo...madison mo...monroe mo...montgomery mo...osage mo...pike mo...ralls mo...reynolds mo...saint charles mo...saint francois mo...saint louis city mo...saint louis mo...sainte genevieve mo...warren mo and washington mo.
* through sunday morning
* numerous waves of thunderstorms are expected to develop later tonight through sunday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, with locally heavier amounts.
* 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.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone MOC183