Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 061543
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
943 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015
This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:
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 8.4
feet at 9 AM Friday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 18.2 feet Wednesday morning...which is 0.2
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage
of 18.0 feet early Wednesday morning. At 18.0 feet...Water begins to
flood left bank farmland.
Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon
Little Wabash River
Clay City 18 8.4 Fri 9 AM 8.1 9.5 12.6