Weather Warning

AREAS AFFECTED : BOLLINGER; BUTLER; CAPE GIRARDEAU; CARTER; PERRY; RIPLEY; SCOTT; STODDARD; WAYNE

...More heavy rain expected across southeast Missouri and southern 
Illinois... 
 
.A warm front aloft will remain stalled over the watch area 
through Saturday. Widespread rain and isolated thunderstorms will 
persist into Saturday. 
 
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... 
The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a 
 
* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois and southeast 
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois, 
Alexander, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, 
Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, White, and 
Williamson. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape 
Girardeau, Carter, Perry MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and 
Wayne MO. 
 
* Through Saturday afternoon 
 
* Widespread rainfall amounts from 2 to 3 inches have occurred 
over parts of southeast Missouri over the past 24 hours, with 1 
to 2 inches elsewhere in the watch area. Rain is expected to 
continue through Saturday. There may be some breaks in the rain, 
but there will also be periods of heavy rain that will be 
capable of flooding creeks and low-lying areas.