Rainy next 48 hours, Flash Flood Watch in effect

Posted May 05, 2017

NEXT WEEK: The first half of the week will be dry with warm afternoons; showers and storms return Thursday night into part of the day Friday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for portions of northern IN, southwest MI, and northwest OH from late Wednesday night until Friday evening.

Creeks still dealing with runoff from the heavy weekend rains will flood again-or remain flooded-and drivers are urged not to cross flooded roads.

The Columbia National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the area as a strong frontal system moves into the area.

"As with any drastic change like this, there is bound to be a fly in the ointment", the National Weather Service wrote in a forecast discussion.

Trump, Turnbull to meet after tense phone call
The NYPD said in a statement to expect "temporary" closures near the Intrepid and Trump Tower, but declined to be specific. Despite being from New York, Trump has very low support in both the state and city, compared to Hillary Clinton.

Houston chef takes home James Beard award
Margarita Manzke of Republique, nominated for Outstanding Pastry Chef, was edged out by Ghaya Oliveria of Daniel in New York City. Even before the honor, Canlis made a bodacious claim on its website, boasting it has "one of the best wine lists in the world".

Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor
A third candidate, Mr Agus Yudhoyono, dropped out of the race after receiving only 17 per cent of the vote. Ahok was fiercely targeted during the campaign by hard-line Muslim groups, who supported Baswedan.

Tuesday's risk of storms is expected to primarily affect areas along and north of USA 412, according to the weather service.

The heavy rains have led to a flash flood warning for most of East Central Illinois until 3:45 p.m. Thursday.

The primary threats with storms are localized flooding, hail up to 1 inch in diameter and lightning. Additional rainfall over saturated ground may result in flooding and flash flooding.

For those running in the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, temperatures will be in the low 40s with an isolated shower chance Saturday morning.

McCoy said that the latest long range projections for the month of May include cooler than normal weather but near normal rainfall.