Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS83 KILX 171558
FLSILX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1058 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

...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.

&&

ILC017-057-125-180558-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.140912T1045Z.140914T0000Z.140918T1800Z.UU/
1058 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 1045 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  sunset tomorrow.
* Impact...At 14 feet...Minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&

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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  14.2 Wed 11 AM   14.0   13.8   13.4

&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-180558-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-140921T1800Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.140911T0511Z.140916T2245Z.140921T1200Z.UU/
1058 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 1045 AM Wednesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 14.4 feet...Seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek
  Drainage and Levee District.

&&

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

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  15.7 Wed 11 AM   15.5   15.1   14.6

&&

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

$$



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