Flood Warning
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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
955 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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

  Little Wabash River near Clay City affecting Clay and Richland
  Counties

.Synopsis...Between a half and 1 inch of rain fell across the Little
Wabash river basin yesterday, and an additional 1 to 1.5 inches of rain
is expected today through Thursday. This will likely cause this river
to rise above flood stage at Clay City during Thursday morning.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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/CLAI2.1.ER.160428T1420Z.160429T0600Z.160501T0712Z.NO/
955 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* From Thursday morning until Sunday morning.
* At 945 AM Wednesday the stage was 11 feet.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage during Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 19.8 feet by Friday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by early Sunday morning.
* Impact...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 6 AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  11.0 Wed 10 AM   17.3   19.8   19.3

&&

LAT...LON 3878 8846 3871 8829 3860 8820 3860 8832
      3867 8838 3870 8846

$$

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