Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 050206
FLSILX


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
906 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...
  Embarras River at Lawrenceville affecting Lawrence County
  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.

&&

ILC101-051606-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-150706T0900Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.150620T0202Z.150626T1630Z.150706T0300Z.NO/
906 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 845 PM Saturday the stage was 32.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* 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  32.0 Sat 9 PM    31.1   29.4   27.7


&&

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


$$

ILC025-159-051606-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150706T2247Z/
/CLAI2.2.ER.150608T1916Z.150621T0200Z.150706T1647Z.NO/
906 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At 845 PM Saturday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Wilcox Bridge Lane floods just east of the
  Little Wabash River near the gage location. Blueflower Lane
  southeast of the gage begins to flood.

&&


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

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  19.7 Sat 9 PM    19.4   18.4   16.0


&&

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

$$
Smith


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