Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
857 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

...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.

&&

ILC025-159-191557-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-160822T0325Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.160815T0722Z.160818T0615Z.160821T2125Z.NO/
857 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At  845 PM Thursday the stage was 21.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...North Clay Road...1 mile east of the gage is
  flooded.

&&


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

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  21.5 Thu 9 PM    21.3   20.3   19.3


&&

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

$$

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