Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 171437
FLSILX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
937 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2016

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

  Little Wabash River near Clay City affecting Clay and Richland
  Counties.

.The river near Clay City is expected to crest early Thursday morning,
before beginning a slow fall. However, the river is expected to remain
above flood stage the remainder of the 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.

&&

ILC025-159-180437-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-160821T2248Z/
/CLAI2.2.ER.160815T0722Z.160818T1200Z.160821T1648Z.NO/
937 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At  845 AM Wednesday the stage was 21.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.2 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
  morning.
* 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    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  21.8 Wed 9 AM    22.2   21.6   20.2


&&

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

$$
Geelhart



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