Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 041433
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
933 AM CDT TUE APR 4 2017
This hydrologic outlook includes the following river:
Little Wabash River...
The following river information is based on future predicted
rainfall. The exact amount, intensity, timing, and location of the
rain that will occur is still uncertain. These outlook stages are
provided to show what may be expected if the forecast precipitation
occurs. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a
flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes.
For the Little Wabash River near Clay City...the latest stage is 7.3
feet at 9 AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 18.6 feet early Friday morning...which is
0.6 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood
stage of 18.0 feet Thursday morning. The river should fall below
flood stage Saturday afternoon. At 18.5 feet...Wilcox Bridge Lane
floods just east of the Little Wabash River near the gage location.
Blueflower Lane southeast of the gage begins to flood.
Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Wed Thu Fri
Little Wabash River
Clay City 18 7.3 Tue 9 AM 7.8 17.9 18.6