• Flood Advisory for Epworth - Click for Details
    Expires: February 28, 2021 @ 8:15am
    PRECAUTIONARY
    Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.
    LOCATION
    Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Hamilton County in south central Illinois... White County in southeastern Illinois... Posey County in southwestern Indiana... Spencer County in southwestern Indiana... Vanderburgh County in southwestern Indiana... Warrick County in southwestern Indiana... Daviess County in northwestern Kentucky... Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky... Union County in northwestern Kentucky...
    DURATION
    Until 815 AM CST.
  • Flood Watch for Epworth - Click for Details
    Expires: February 28, 2021 @ 12:00pm
    PRECAUTIONARY
    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.
    LOCATION
    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.
    DURATION
    Until Noon CST today
    INFO1
    A consistent signal for locally heavy rain is forecast, especially tonight. Storm total average rainfall is forecast to range from one to two inches in the Watch area and, with thunderstorms forecast, localized higher totals 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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