Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 181440
FLSILX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
840 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

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

  Little Wabash River near Clay City affecting Clay and Richland
  Counties.

.River levels will begin to level off later today, and start to creep
downward overnight. However, additional rainfall of a half to 3/4 inch
Thursday and Thursday night will likely result in the river remaining
above flood stage

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.

&&

ILC025-159-190440-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.170116T0000Z.170121T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
840 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until further notice.
* At  745 AM Wednesday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 19.9 feet this afternoon,
  then start to lower slightly. A renewed rise will begin on Friday, and
  the river will crest near 20.0 feet Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 19.7 feet, Mayflower Road, just north of U.S. Route
  50, begins to flood.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  19.7 Wed 8 AM    19.7   19.6   20.0


&&

LAT...LON 3878 8846 3871 8829 3860 8820 3860 8832
      3867 8838 3870 8846

$$

Geelhart


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