More Flood Warnings around the area

Melting snow and heavy rains have prompted the National Weather Service to issue flood warnings for parts of northern IL and flood watches for central IL. In total, Magnolia and some of its surroundings could see as much as 6.28 inches of rainfall over the next week, according to NWS models. While 12 hours might not seem like that big a deal, there is a significant amount of rain expected over a short amount of time.

The rain will continue through late Wednesday, when a cold front will push through, ushering in lower temperatures for Thursday.

More widespread and heavy rain will move into Wednesday morning and will impact your morning drive.

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The state's western, central and northern regions are included in the threat area, according to the National Weather Service in North Little Rock. The combination of melting snow and heavy rainfall will bring already swollen river levels up.

Flood warnings have been issued for the Portage River and for the Maumee River near Defiance, while a flood watch has been dropped for areas south and east of Toledo.

A Flood watch is in effect for counties across mid-Michigan until Wednesday afternoon.

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Today's high, if it reaches 69 degrees as predicted, would set a new record for the date. Rain was rather limited but that will change Monday night and Tuesday.

High-standing water is being reported in many areas. More possible heavy rain will arrive Friday and Saturday. An estimated 1 to 3 inches fell Tuesday afternoon, with multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected overnight, likely worsening the ongoing flooding.

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