Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
951 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

  Little Wabash River near Clay City affecting Clay and Richland
  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.

&&

ILC025-159-030451-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160504T1030Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.160428T1056Z.160503T0000Z.160504T0430Z.NO/
951 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At  945 AM Monday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Wilcox Bridge Lane floods just east of the
  Little Wabash River near the gage location. Blueflower Lane
  southeast of the gage begins to flood.

&&


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

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  18.9 Mon 10 AM   18.9   17.5   15.4


&&

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

$$




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