Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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WGUS83 KLSX 301423
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
823 AM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois..
  Kaskaskia River at Carlyle TW affecting Clinton County

.This Flood Warning is a result of excessive rainfall that occurred just
after the Christmas holiday...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy rains could cause river levels to rise even higher than
predicted.  The National Weather Service will monitor this developing
situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts
change.

Safety message:  Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles
through flooded areas.  The water may be too deep to allow for safe
passage.

This product, along with additional weather and stream information,
is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

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823 AM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Kaskaskia River at Carlyle TW
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 425.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 423.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to remain near 425.9 feet.
* Impact:  At 424.5 feet...Some cabins just below the dam are
  inundated.
* Impact:  At 423.5 feet...FLOOD STAGE.  Rural damage begins.
  Township roads in Covington become inundated.
* Impact:  At 421.0 feet...Left bank in vicinity of the gage overflows
  with minor flooding of park lands.


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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     01/31  02/01  02/02  02/03  02/04

Kaskaskia River
  Carlyle TW     423.5   425.92     425.9  425.9  425.9  425.9  425.9


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LAT...LON 3862 8936 3861 8933 3851 8937 3849 8942
      3854 8942



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