Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
849 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...
  Illinois River at Henry affecting Marshall and Putnam Counties
  Illinois River at Peoria affecting Peoria...Tazewell and Woodford
  Counties
  Illinois River near Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason
  Counties
  Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown...Cass...Morgan and
  Schuyler 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.

&&

ILC123-155-251649-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HNYI2.2.ER.180222T0535Z.180226T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
849 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Henry.
* Until further notice.
* At  745 PM Saturday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 28.9 feet by
  tomorrow evening then begin falling.
* Impact...At 29.6 feet...A few homes begin to flood in Henry.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue

Illinois River
 Henry             23  28.4 Sat 8 PM    28.7   28.9   28.6


&&

LAT...LON 4131 8939 4135 8929 4113 8929 4093 8941
      4093 8952 4115 8939

$$

ILC143-179-203-251649-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PIAI2.2.ER.180222T1915Z.180226T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
849 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Peoria.
* Until further notice.
* At  745 PM Saturday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet by
  Monday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Damage begins at Pekin sewage treatment
  plant.Minor property damage in Peoria by the river.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue

Illinois River
 Peoria            18  24.0 Sat 8 PM    24.4   24.9   24.9


&&

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

$$

ILC017-057-125-251648-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.2.ER.180222T0952Z.180228T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
849 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At  745 PM Saturday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.5 feet by
  Wednesday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Riverfront Park in Havana is inundated.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue

Illinois River
 Havana            14  17.8 Sat 8 PM    18.5   19.8   20.8


&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-251648-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.2.ER.180223T1730Z.180302T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
849 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At  745 PM Saturday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.5 feet by
  Friday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Seepage problems begin in the South
  Beardstown Drainage and Levee District.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  15.1 Sat 8 PM    15.5   16.8   18.1


&&

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

$$




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