Lincoln, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Flash Flood Warning for: Clay County and Effingham County, in South Central Illinois, until 10;00 AM CDT.
- At 559 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have
already fallen with the latest round of storms. Flash flooding is
expected to begin shortly.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include: Effingham, Flora, Altamont, Teutopolis, Louisville, Clay City, Watson, Dieterich, Beecher City, Edgewood, Xenia, Bible Grove, Shumway, Montrose, Iola, Sailor Springs, Ingraham, Moccasin, Mason and Oskaloosa.
- This includes the following highways: Interstate 57 (between mile markers 142 and 168) and Interstate 70 (between mile markers 79 and 104).