Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 221634
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1034 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017
...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE ON THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT PEORIA BY
River levels continue to rise on the Illinois River in response to
recent heavy rain upstream. Minor flooding has developed downstream
of Peoria at Havana, and there is a possibility of it developing
as far north as Peoria by the middle of the week.
The following river information is based on future predicted
rainfall. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a
flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes.
For the Illinois River at Peoria, the latest stage is 16.5 feet at
10 AM Sunday. Flood stage is 18 feet. Minor flooding is possible,
with a crest of 18.0 feet Wednesday morning. At 18.0 feet, some
flooding begins to bottomland not protected by levees.
Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed
Peoria 18 16.5 Sun 10 AM 17.2 17.8 18.0