Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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WGUS83 KILX 221630
FLSILX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1030 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...

  Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown, Cass, Morgan and
  Schuyler Counties.
  Illinois River at Havana affecting Cass, Fulton and Mason Counties.

.Slow but steady rises continue along middle portions of the Illinois
River. Minor flooding is expected to develop near Beardstown by
Tuesday morning.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around, don`t drown.

Additional river and weather information is available at
www.weather.gov/ilx.

&&

ILC017-057-125-230630-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.1.ER.170121T1115Z.170126T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1030 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At  945 AM Sunday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.8 feet by
  Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet, minor flooding begins to agricultural areas
  not protected by levees.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Mon    Tue    Wed

Illinois River
 Havana            14  14.5 Sun 10 AM   15.0   15.3   15.6


&&

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

$$
ILC009-017-137-169-230630-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0005.170124T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.1.ER.170124T1200Z.170127T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1030 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At  945 AM Sunday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
  to rise to near 15.1 feet by Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.4 feet, seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek
  Drainage and Levee District.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Mon    Tue    Wed

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  13.1 Sun 10 AM   13.5   14.0   14.5


&&

LAT...LON 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043

$$
Geelhart



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