Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 130150
FLSILX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
850 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...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

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.

&&

ILC017-057-125-131550-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.140912T1045Z.140914T1800Z.140917T1800Z.UU/
850 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At  745 PM Friday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by
  Sunday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&

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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  14.2 Fri 8 PM    14.2   14.4   14.5

&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-131550-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-140920T0300Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.140911T0511Z.140915T1800Z.140919T2100Z.UU/
850 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until Friday September 19.
* At  745 PM Friday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.9 feet by
  Monday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  afternoon.
* 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    Sat    Sun    Mon

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  15.2 Fri 8 PM    15.4   15.6   15.8

&&

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

$$




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