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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1150 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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1150 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

Due to the recent heavy rainfall across the 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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1150 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON 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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1150 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

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. Numerous roads in Vermilion county were closed due to
flooding, so if you plan in traveling into Vermilion county or
over other parts of east central Illinois, be alert for flooded
roadways. If you see a road ahead of you barricaded due to high
water, turn around and find an alternate route.

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.

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

Another threat for heavy rainfall will move 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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1150 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

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

Periods of showers and thunderstorms, bringing the threat for
heavy rainfall to southeast Illinois, will be possible late
Thursday night into early Friday, and again late Friday through
Saturday. This expected rainfall will bring many rivers in the
area to at least minor flooding, including the Wabash, Little
Wabash, and Embarras basins.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

Smith



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