Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
857 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...

  Illinois River near Peoria affecting Peoria...Tazewell and Woodford
  Counties
  Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown...Cass...Morgan and
  Schuyler Counties
  Illinois River at Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason Counties

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil
moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around, don`t drown.

Additional river and weather information is available at
www.weather.gov/ilx.

&&

ILC143-179-203-011557-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0020.160901T1200Z-160903T1800Z/
/PIAI2.1.ER.160901T1200Z.160902T0600Z.160903T1200Z.NO/
857 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Peoria.
* From Thursday morning until Saturday afternoon.
* At  845 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 18.3 feet by early Friday morning.The river will
  fall below flood stage by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Some flooding begins to bottomland not
  protected by levees.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat

Illinois River
 Peoria            18  17.7 Wed 9 PM    18.0   18.3   18.0


&&

LAT...LON 4093 8952 4093 8941 4062 8957 4047 8980
      4053 8988 4068 8965

$$

ILC017-057-125-011557-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.160830T0445Z.160903T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At  845 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.3 feet by
  Saturday morning then begin falling.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat

Illinois River
 Havana            14  15.2 Wed 9 PM    15.4   15.9   16.3


&&

LAT...LON 4053 8988 4047 8980 4034 9002 4012 9017
      4018 9023 4039 9010

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-011556-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0021.160901T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.160901T1200Z.160906T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* At  845 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 15.8 feet by early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 14.4 feet...Seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek
  Drainage and Levee District.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  13.9 Wed 9 PM    14.0   14.6   15.1


&&

LAT...LON 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043

$$




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