Flood watch issued for portion of East Central Illinois

Flood watch issued for portion of East Central Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch from Wednesday evening to Friday morning for the following counites:  Champaign, Vermilion, Douglas, Edgar, Coles, Shelby, Moultrie, Macon, DeWitt and Piatt.

Rain is expected to begin on Wednesday night and continue off and on through Thursday night.  Three to four inches of rain is expected.

You should take precautionary measures if flooding occurs in your area.  Do not drive over a flooded roadway.  Secure or bring inside your outdoor items so they are not washed away.

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