This weekend, it's going to rain... a LOT. In fact, eight inches are predicted in some areas. Luckily, this isn't snow! See what the National Weather Service has issued about the Flash Flooding:

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 105 CAN BE EXPECTED AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND DEADLY LIGHTNING POSING THE BIGGEST
HAZARD.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A DAILY CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE PERIOD.
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT...ESPECIALLY FROM
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT OVER
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AS WELL AS LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
OHIO RIVER SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. PLEASE REFER TO THE
FLASH FLOOD WATCH PRODUCT (FFAPAH) FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...
SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...
ALEXANDER...EDWARDS...FRANKLIN...GALLATIN...HAMILTON...
HARDIN...JACKSON...JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...MASSAC...PERRY IL...
POPE...PULASKI...SALINE...UNION...WABASH...WAYNE IL...WHITE
AND WILLIAMSON. IN SOUTHWEST INDIANA...GIBSON...PIKE...POSEY...
SPENCER...VANDERBURGH AND WARRICK. IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
BALLARD...CARLISLE...CRITTENDEN...DAVIESS...HENDERSON...
LIVINGSTON...MCCRACKEN...UNION KY AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI...BOLLINGER...BUTLER...CAPE GIRARDEAU...CARTER...
MISSISSIPPI...NEW MADRID...PERRY MO...RIPLEY...SCOTT...
STODDARD AND WAYNE MO.

* FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* WAVES OF VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND ALONG A
STALLED OUT COLD FRONT OVER THE OHIO VALLEY REGION AND BACK INTO
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR 3 TO 6 INCHES OF
RAINFALL FROM SATURDAY THOUGH MONDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY OVER
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND IN LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF THE OHIO
RIVER. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED TO FACE FLOODED
ROADWAYS...CREEKS AND STREAMS THIS WEEKEND. NEVER DRIVE THROUGH
FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY
RAINFALL MAY END UP CAUSING FLOODING OF LARGER RIVERS WITH TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.