Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 190309
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
909 PM CST WED JAN 18 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.

&&

ILC101-191709-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0002.170120T0600Z-170124T0600Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.170120T0600Z.170121T1800Z.170124T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* From late Thursday night until late Monday night.
* At  845 PM Wednesday the stage was 29.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 32.2 feet by Saturday afternoon.The river
  will fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Lumber Mill Road is inundated.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Lawrenceville     30  29.3 Wed 9 PM    29.6   30.5   32.0


&&

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


$$




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