Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
825 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016

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

  Embarras River at Lawrenceville affecting Lawrence County

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.

&&

ILC101-171525-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-160819T0900Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.160817T0336Z.160818T0000Z.160819T0300Z.NO/
825 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until late Thursday night.
* At  745 PM Tuesday the stage was 29.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 31.0 feet by tomorrow evening.The river will fall below
  flood stage by Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Minor agricultural flooding begins.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Lawrenceville     30  29.8 Tue 8 PM    30.5   30.8   29.4


&&

LAT...LON 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765


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