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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
625 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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625 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Due to the recent heavy rainfall across our area and the
snow melt along the river basins to our north, significant
river flooding is expected to occur over the next week.
Moderate to major flooding is forecast along the Illinois River
through at least early next week. Minor flooding is currently
forecast on the Spoon river at London Mills.

There will be a chance for some light freezing rain and sleet
tonight. Ice accumulations will be less than a tenth of an inch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

Another round of significant rainfall is possible by late Friday
into Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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625 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred over west central and
central Illinois, the Illinois River from Henry south to
Beardstown is forecast to go to moderate or major flooding later
this week, while along the Sangamon River at Monticello and the
Vermilion River at Danville, minor to moderate flooding is
forecast at this time.

There will be another chance for some light freezing rain and
sleet tonight. Any ice accumulations will be less than one tenth
of an inch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

Another round of heavy rainfall will be possible across central
Illinois later Friday through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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625 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and east central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

There will be a brief period of freezing rain and sleet this
morning with ice accumulations expected to be less than one
tenth of an inch. Secondary roadways, bridge decks and sidewalks
will be ice covered and hazardous for a few hours early this
morning.

There is a chance for another round of light freezing rain or
sleet again tonight. Any ice accumulations will be less than a
tenth of an inch.

With the excessive rainfall that occurred across the area over the
past couple of days, in some cases close to 5.50 inches, many
rivers are either bankfull or going into flood. The Sangamon
River at Monticello is forecast to go to minor flooding while the
Vermilion River at Danville is forecast to go to moderate
flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

Another threat for heavy rainfall will edge back into the area
late Friday and continue through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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625 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Illinois and southeast Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

There may be a brief period of light freezing rain or sleet early
this morning. Any ice accumulations that do occur will be less
than a tenth of an inch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

A couple of rounds of heavy rainfall will be possible late
Thursday night into early Friday, and again late Friday through
Saturday. This expected significant rainfall will bring many
rivers in the area to flood, including the Wabash, Little Wabash,
and Embarras basins.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

Smith



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