Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 181535
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1035 AM CDT WED MAY 18 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.

&&

ILC017-057-125-190535-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160525T0600Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.160514T0245Z.160518T1430Z.160525T0000Z.NO/
1035 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until Wednesday May 25.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday 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  15.2 Wed 10 AM   15.2   15.1   14.9

&&

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

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-190535-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-160525T0600Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.160514T1130Z.160519T0600Z.160525T0000Z.NO/
1035 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until Wednesday May 25.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.3 feet by
  early tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Tuesday evening.
* 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  15.2 Wed 10 AM   15.3   15.2   15.1

&&

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

$$

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