Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 220131
FLSILX


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
731 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...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.

&&

ILC101-221531-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170126T1200Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.170120T1910Z.170123T0600Z.170126T0600Z.NO/
731 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At  645 PM Saturday the stage was 31.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 32.2 feet by
  Monday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Lumber Mill Road is inundated.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Lawrenceville     30  31.5 Sat 7 PM    31.9   32.2   32.0


&&

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


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