Keokuk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:24 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Hancock,
Henderson, Henry IL, Jo Daviess, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam,
Rock Island, Stephenson, Warren, and Whiteside. In Iowa,
Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Des Moines,
Dubuque, Henry IA, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones,
Keokuk, Lee, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and
Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark and Scotland.

* Until midnight CST tonight

* moderate to heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches total is possible
through this evening. This amount of rain combined with snow
melt will produce the threat for flash flooding across the area.
Snow and ice blocking storm drains will also enhance urban
flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.




Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory
Issued: 6:21 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 4 am CST Sunday...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to 9 PM
CST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a dense
fog advisory, which is in effect until 4 am CST Sunday.

* Visibilities... less than a quarter mile are expected this
evening and into early Sunday morning.

* Winds... west 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... Saturday night through Sunday evening.

* Impacts... dense fog tonight will cause varying visibility and
could create hazardous driving conditions. Once the winds
increase, travel will be difficult, especially on north- south
roads. Lightweight outdoor items will be blown around and tree
damage and power outages will be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph or greater are
expected, which can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution if you are traveling.






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:24 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Hancock,
Henderson, Henry IL, Jo Daviess, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam,
Rock Island, Stephenson, Warren, and Whiteside. In Iowa,
Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Des Moines,
Dubuque, Henry IA, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones,
Keokuk, Lee, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and
Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark and Scotland.

* Until midnight CST tonight

* moderate to heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches total is possible
through this evening. This amount of rain combined with snow
melt will produce the threat for flash flooding across the area.
Snow and ice blocking storm drains will also enhance urban
flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.