Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
740 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

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

  Illinois River at Henry affecting Marshall and Putnam Counties
  Illinois River near Peoria affecting Peoria...Tazewell and Woodford
  Counties
...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...
  Illinois River at 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.

&&

ILC123-155-010240-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0030.170501T1600Z-000000T0000Z/
/HNYI2.2.ER.170501T1600Z.170504T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
740 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Henry.
* From Monday morning until further notice.
* At  645 AM Sunday the stage was 20.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 30.8 feet by early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 30.5 feet...The Marina building, Waterworks Park, and
  grain loading facility in Henry are flooded.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Henry             23  20.1 Sun 7 AM    22.6   26.0   29.9


&&

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

$$

ILC143-179-203-010239-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0031.170501T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/PIAI2.2.ER.170501T1200Z.170505T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
740 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Peoria.
* From Monday morning until further notice.
* At  645 AM Sunday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 26.5 feet by Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 26.5 feet...Several houses in Rome and Chillicothe
  become isolated. Homes on Sunset Dr. between North Ave. and Collins
  Ave...4 miles SSW of Bay View Gardens...are surrounded by water. In
  Spring Bay...North Lake Street from Missouri St. to Zimmerman Rd.
  is flooded.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Peoria            18  16.5 Sun 7 AM    18.0   20.7   23.9


&&

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

$$

ILC017-057-125-010239-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.3.ER.170401T2030Z.170506T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
740 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At  645 AM Sunday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.0 feet by
  Saturday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Water reaches the low steel on the IL 78/97
  bridges over Lacy Ditch and the Spoon River...just north of the wye
  with US 136.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  16.4 Sun 7 AM    17.8   19.3   20.9


&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-010239-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.2.ER.170402T1315Z.170507T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
740 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At  645 AM Sunday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by
  Saturday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet...Coal Creek Levee overtops at boat landing.
  Damage begins at Frederick and Browning.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  17.1 Sun 7 AM    18.3   20.1   22.1


&&

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

$$

jrp



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