The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Fayette County in south central Illinois…
* Until 415 PM CDT Tuesday.
* At 1008 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include… Vandalia, St. Elmo, Ramsey, Brownstown, Wrights Corner, Avena, Shafter, Bayle City, St. James and Hagerstown.
This includes Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 61 and 76. This also includes Ramsey Lake State Park.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.