Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 211605
FLSILX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1005 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

  Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown, Cass, Morgan and
  Schuyler Counties.
  Illinois River at Havana affecting Cass, Fulton and Mason Counties.

.Slow rises continue on the Illinois River in response to recent
rainfall. The river at Havana was just above flood stage this morning,
while the river at Beardstown is expected to reach flood stage around
the middle of next week.

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.

&&

ILC017-057-125-220605-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.170121T1115Z.170126T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1005 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.6 feet by
  early Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet, minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  14.1 Sat 10 AM   14.3   14.8   15.1


&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-220604-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0005.170125T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.170125T0600Z.170128T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1005 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* From late Tuesday night until further notice.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 15.0 feet next Saturday.
* Impact...At 14.4 feet, seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek
  Drainage and Levee District.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  12.7 Sat 10 AM   13.0   13.4   13.8


&&

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

$$

Geelhart



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