Warning Issue Date: 349 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
Warning Expiration: 1100 GMT 20 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern Illinois,
southwestern Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeastern Missouri.
.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight
Southerly sustained winds 15 to 25 mph, gusting to 30 to 40 mph,
will continue across the region through sunset. Refer to the Special
Weather Statement for details. We could see similar winds on
There is a slight chance of thunderstorms over parts of southeastern
Missouri into southern Illinois late tonight.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday
Heavy rainfall is likely Tuesday night across southeast Missouri
into southern Illinois and far western Kentucky, especially late in
the night. The heavy rain axis will shift eastward into west
Kentucky and southwestern Indiana on Wednesday. Wednesday night,
another surge of moderate to locally heavy rain into western
Kentucky is possible.
The rains late Tuesday through Wednesday night will likely set the
stage for the possibility of areal flooding mid to late week, as
rounds of widespread showers and a few thunderstorms are expected,
producing multiple periods of heavy rainfall across the region
Thursday night through Saturday night. The flooding concern will
increase with each round of heavy rainfall, culminating with the
cold frontal passage Saturday night.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.