Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 261338
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
738 AM CST THU NOV 26 2015
This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:
Little Wabash River...
The following river information is based on future predicted
rainfall. The exact amount, intensity, timing, and location of the
rain that will occur is still uncertain. These outlook stages are
provided to show what may be expected if the forecast precipitation
occurs. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a
flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes.
For the Little Wabash River near Clay City...the latest stage is 7.0
feet at 7 AM Thursday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 19.7 feet early Monday morning...which is
1.7 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood
stage of 18.0 feet Saturday evening. 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 Fri Sat Sun
Little Wabash River
Clay City 18 7.0 Thu 7 AM 5.9 14.4 19.3