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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
308 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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308 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Due to the recent heavy rainfall across the region 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 that has been occurring on
the Spoon River at London Mills is forecast to end soon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

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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308 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...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 in flood. The Sangamon River at Monticello is forecast
to remain in minor flooding while the Vermilion River at Danville
is forecast to go to moderate flooding. Numerous roads in Vermilion
county and over east and southeast Champaign county were closed
due to flooding, so if you plan on traveling into Vermilion or
Champaign counties, 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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

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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308 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Isolated thunderstorms are possible in southeast Illinois tonight,
along with some moderate rainfall. Rainfall amounts of just under
an inch are possible tonight south of I-70.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Periods of showers and thunderstorms, bringing the threat for
heavy rainfall to southeast Illinois, will be possible late
Friday through early Sunday. Current indications suggest the
potential for 2 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts possible,
especially where thunderstorms occur. This expected rainfall will
keep the rivers in at least minor to moderate flooding, including
the Wabash, Little Wabash, and Embarras basins.

There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms late Saturday
afternoon into Saturday evening

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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