Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1046 AM CST WED FEB 3 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.

&&

ILC017-057-125-040646-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.3.ER.151130T0415Z.160105T0545Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1046 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 15.1 feet by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 14 feet...Minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&

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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  13.1 Wed 10 AM   13.1   13.8   14.5


&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-040646-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.3.ER.151202T0015Z.160104T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1046 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 15.7 feet by Monday morning.
* Impact...At 14.4 feet...Seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek
  Drainage and Levee District.

&&

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

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  13.6 Wed 10 AM   13.6   14.2   15.0

&&

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

$$

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