Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS83 KILX 161536
FLSILX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1036 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...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.

&&

ILC017-057-125-170536-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-140919T1200Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.140912T1045Z.140914T0000Z.140919T0600Z.UU/
1036 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until Friday morning.
* At  945 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  14.3 Tue 10 AM   14.3   14.2   13.9


&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-170536-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-140921T1500Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.140911T0511Z.140917T0000Z.140921T0900Z.UU/
1036 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At  945 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.8 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage early Sunday
  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    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  15.7 Tue 10 AM   15.8   15.5   15.1


&&

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

$$



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