Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
832 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

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

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

&&

ILC017-057-125-051632-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-160211T0600Z/
/HAVI2.3.ER.151130T0415Z.160105T0545Z.160211T0000Z.NR/
832 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until Thursday February 11.
* At  745 PM Thursday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 14.2 feet by Monday afternoon.The river will fall
  below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Fri    Sat    Sun

Illinois River
 Havana            14  13.0 Thu 8 PM    13.1   13.4   14.0


&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-051631-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-160210T1200Z/
/BEAI2.3.ER.151202T0015Z.160104T2100Z.160210T0600Z.NR/
832 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At  315 PM Thursday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday morning and continue
  to rise to near 14.4 feet by Sunday morning.The river will fall
  below flood stage by early Wednesday morning.
* 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    Fri    Sat    Sun

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  13.3 Thu 3 PM    13.6   14.0   14.4


&&

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

$$




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