Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
938 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...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.

&&

ILC025-159-211738-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170125T2100Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.170116T0000Z.170121T1800Z.170125T1500Z.NO/
938 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  845 PM Friday the stage was 20.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.3 feet by
  tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 19.7 feet...Mayflower Road...just north of U.S. Route
  50...begins to flood.

&&


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

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  20.1 Fri 9 PM    20.2   20.2   20.0


&&

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

$$




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