Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 111649
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1149 AM CDT TUE MAR 11 2014
This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:
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 Illinois River at Henry...the latest stage is 20.2 feet at 11
AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 23.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast...
with a crest of 23.5 feet Friday evening...which is 0.5 feet above
flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 23.0 feet
Thursday evening. The river should fall below flood stage early
Monday morning. At 23 feet...Water begins to affect the marina in
Henry along with minor flooding of land adjacent to the river.
For the Illinois River near Peoria...the latest stage is 13.9 feet at
11 AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 19.1 feet Sunday morning...which is 1.1
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage
of 18 feet Friday morning. At 18 feet...Some flooding begins to
bottomland not protected by levees.
Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Wed Thu Fri
Henry 23 20.2 Tue 11 AM 21.4 22.6 23.3
Peoria 18 13.9 Tue 11 AM 15.1 16.6 18.0