Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1053 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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

  Sangamon River at Monticello affecting Piatt County
  Sangamon River at Riverton affecting Sangamon County
  Sangamon River at Petersburg affecting Menard County
  Sangamon River near Oakford affecting Cass...Mason and Menard
  Counties
  Sangamon River near Chandlerville affecting Cass and Mason 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.

&&

ILC147-300553-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0024.170501T0600Z-170506T0900Z/
/MNTI2.1.ER.170501T0600Z.170503T0000Z.170506T0300Z.NO/
1053 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sangamon River at Monticello.
* From late Sunday night until Saturday May 06.
* At  900 AM Saturday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
  continue to rise to near 15.7 feet by Tuesday evening.The river
  will fall below flood stage by Friday evening.

&&


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

Sangamon River
 Monticello        13   7.6 Sat 9 AM    10.1   13.6   15.3


&&

LAT...LON 4019 8847 4008 8847 4001 8854 3990 8874
      4000 8874 4006 8861

$$

ILC167-300553-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0025.170501T1410Z-170503T1630Z/
/RVTI2.1.ER.170501T1410Z.170502T0600Z.170503T1030Z.NO/
1053 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sangamon River at Riverton.
* From Monday morning until Wednesday morning.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
  rise to near 24.6 feet by early Tuesday morning.The river will fall
  below flood stage by early Wednesday morning.

&&


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

Sangamon River
 Riverton          23   8.0 Sat 10 AM   14.3   22.6   24.6


&&

LAT...LON 3981 8943 3971 8943 3984 8959 3985 8979
      3992 8983 3990 8954

$$

ILC129-300553-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0026.170503T0112Z-000000T0000Z/
/PETI2.2.ER.170503T0112Z.170505T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1053 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sangamon River at Petersburg.
* From Tuesday evening until further notice.
* At 1015 AM Saturday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday evening and continue
  to rise to near 25.5 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Some residences on the east side of
  Petersburg flood.

&&


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

Sangamon River
 Petersburg        23   7.6 Sat 10 AM   10.2   17.8   21.6


&&

LAT...LON 4012 8988 4012 8978 4001 8979 3990 8972
      3990 8982 4000 8989

$$

ILC017-125-129-300553-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0027.170501T2113Z-000000T0000Z/
/OKFI2.2.ER.170501T2113Z.170503T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1053 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sangamon River near Oakford.
* From Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 459.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 471.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 474.0 feet by Wednesday afternoon.

&&


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

Sangamon River
 Oakford           471  459.5 Sat 10 AM  461.1  468.1  472.8


&&

LAT...LON 4016 8982 4009 8982 4009 8997 4006 9002
      4013 9007 4016 8999

$$

ILC017-125-300553-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0028.170501T2336Z-000000T0000Z/
/CDLI2.2.ER.170501T2336Z.170504T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1053 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sangamon River near Chandlerville.
* From Monday evening until further notice.
* At 1000 AM Saturday the stage was 446.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 456.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday evening and continue to
  rise to near 460.0 feet by Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 459.9 feet...Flooding begins to impact some residences
  in Chandlerville.

&&


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

Sangamon River
 Chandlerville     457  446.9 Sat 10 AM  447.9  453.4  458.5


&&

LAT...LON 4013 9007 4006 9002 4002 9016 4003 9043
      4010 9036 4010 9017

$$

jrp



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