• Flood Watch for Epworth - Click for Details
    Expires: February 28, 2021 @ 12:00pm
    A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. If you live in an area prone to flooding, be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth, and remember, flood waters are harder to see at night. Never cross a barricaded road.
    Portions of southern Illinois...southwest Indiana and southeast Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Franklin, Hamilton, Jackson, Johnson, Pulaski, Saline, Union, White and Williamson. In southwest Indiana, Gibson and Pike. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Perry MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard and Wayne MO.
    From 6 PM CST this evening through Sunday morning
    A consistent signal for locally heavy rain is forecast, especially tonight. Storm total average rainfall is forecast to range from one and a quarter to two and a quarter inches in the Watch area and, with thunderstorms forecast, localized higher totals up to 3 inches or more are possible. This amount of cumulative rainfall will be falling on recently soaked grounds from melted snowfall, so the ability to soak in all this expected rainfall will be compromised and likely to cause flood issues.
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Carmi Police Make a Couple of Arrests Tuesday Following Traffic Stops

38 year old Serena J. Dunn of Carmi was arrested by Carmi Police Tuesday afternoon, following a traffic stop. Dunn had a White County Warrant for Felony Theft with a bond of $5,000 cash, a White County Warrant for Felony Escape with NO BOND, and an additional charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance after being in possession of a Schedule 3 Drug. She is currently being held in the White County Jail.



Avery B. Satterfield, 30, of Carmi was arrested by Carmi Police Tuesday evening for Driving While License Suspended, following a traffic stop for disobeying a red light. She was released with a Notice to Appear.



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