Flash Flood Watch, Warnings for the Area Thru Thursday morning
Multiple flash flood watches and warnings have been posted by the National Weather Service for northeast Missouri and western Illinois.
A flood warning was issued for Marion and Shelby counties in Missouri until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Early Wednesday afternoon, forecasters were calling for another inch of rain with higher amounts possible through this evening. This follows a flash flood warning for the area Wednesday morning.
A similar warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday for Adams County, Illinois and eastern Lewis County Missouri.
The entire area is under a flash flood watch through Thursday morning, with the possibility of very heavy rainfall over a short period of time.
The area gets a brief break from the rainfall Thursday, but varying chances of precip return Friday, continuing into next week.