Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 250235
FLSILX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
835 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...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.

&&

ILC025-159-251635-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0047.141225T0302Z-141229T2000Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.141225T0302Z.141227T0000Z.141229T1400Z.NO/
835 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* From this evening until Monday afternoon.
* At  745 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 19.5 feet by Friday evening.The river will fall below flood
  stage by Monday morning.
* 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    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  17.9 Wed 8 PM    18.7   19.4   19.5

&&

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

$$




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