Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS43 KILX 191657

1057 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a flood
warning for the following river in Illinois...

  Illinois River at Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason Counties.

Heavy rains that fell across parts of the Illinois River basin earlier
this week have resulted in steady rises on the middle portions of the
river. The river at Havana is expected to reach flood stage early
Friday evening.

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil
moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation.


Persons with interests along this river need to prepare for flooding.
Stay tuned for further updates on this flooding situation.


1057 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* From Friday evening until further notice.
* At 1045 AM Thursday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 15.0 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet, minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.


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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  13.2 Thu 11 AM   13.7   14.2   14.6


LAT...LON 4053 8988 4047 8980 4034 9002 4012 9017
      4018 9023 4039 9010



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