• Flood Watch for Epworth - Click for Details
    Effective: February 27, 2021 @ 6:00pm
    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.
    INFO1
    From 6 PM CST this evening through Sunday morning
    INFO2
    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.
Current Weather

Two Individuals Sentenced in White County Court

Dustin L. Pierce, 45, of Enfield was sentenced in White County Court Tuesday to 2 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, followed by 1 year of Mandatory Supervised Release, on a charge of Driving While License Revoked), a class 4 felony.   Pierce was arrested... Read More.

Smith Sentenced Monday to Six Years in IDOC

35 year old Timothy S. Smith of Evansville was sentenced Monday to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with two years mandatory supervised release for possession of a converted vehicle, a Class 2 felony. Smith was arrested in December... Read More.

Sadler Sentenced Monday in White County Court

20 year old Eric Sadler, of Grayville, was sentenced Monday, in White County Court, to 4 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections plus 2 years Mandatory Supervised Release on a class 2 felony Aggravated Battery of Police Officer. He was also sentenced to... Read More.

Goodwin Sentenced in White County Court Thursday

25 year old Dakota Goodwin of Carmi was sentenced, in White County Court, Thursday, to 6 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections plus 1 year Mandatory Supervised Release on a class 3 felony charge of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.... Read More.

Two Sentenced in White County Court Monday

33 year old Dustin P. Bell, of Carmi, was sentenced Monday, in White County Court, to 6 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, plus one year Mandatory Supervised Release, on a class 3 felony charge of Forgery. Bell was also sentenced to 6... Read More.

Two Sentenced in White County Court Monday

32 year old Brittni L. Smith, of Evansville, was sentenced Monday in White County Court to 6 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections plus 2 years Mandatory Supervised Release on a class 2 felony, Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.  Smith was ordered... Read More.