Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1111 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

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

  Illinois River at La Grange LD TW
  Meredosia
  Valley City
  Hardin

.This flood warning is a result of continued heavy rainfall events
this past spring into the summer months...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

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ILC009-281611-
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/NLGI2.3.ER.150615T1900Z.150702T1000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1111 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Illinois River at La Grange LD TW
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue falling, and by tomorrow morning the stage
  reading will be near 27.4 feet.
* Impact:  At 24.0 feet...Extensive wetland acreage south of La Grange
  begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 23.0 feet...Adjacent farmland and wetlands begins
  flooding.  Island Road across the river in western Cass County
  begins flooding.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/28  07/29  07/30  07/31  08/01

Illinois River
  La Grange LD T  23.0   27.97      27.4   26.8   26.2   25.6   24.8


&&


LAT...LON 3999 9058 3999 9046 3988 9051 3988 9063




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ILC137-149-281610-
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MROI2.3.ER.150616T0745Z.150702T1500Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1111 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Illinois River at Meredosia
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue falling, and by tomorrow morning the stage
  reading will be near 21.8 feet.
* Impact:  At 22.2 feet...Low roads in Florence overtopped.
* Impact:  At 22.0 feet...Cargill Company in Florence begins flood
  fighting activities.  Also, unloading operations are shut down at
  the Ameren power plant.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/28  07/29  07/30  07/31  08/01

Illinois River
  Meredosia       17.0   22.33      21.8   21.1   20.3   19.6   18.9


&&


LAT...LON 3988 9063 3988 9051 3977 9053 3977 9067




$$

ILC149-171-281610-
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VALI2.3.ER.150614T2205Z.150702T0930Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1111 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Illinois River at Valley City
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 20.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue falling, and by tomorrow morning the stage
  reading will be near 19.8 feet.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/28  07/29  07/30  07/31  08/01

Illinois River
  Valley City     14.0   20.54      19.8   18.9   18.0   17.1   16.3


&&


LAT...LON 3977 9067 3977 9053 3952 9052 3952 9064




$$

ILC013-061-083-281610-
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HARI2.3.ER.150614T1600Z.150630T2200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1111 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Illinois River at Hardin
* At 10:30 AM Monday the stage was 29.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will hold nearly steady through midweek then begin a
  slow fall.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/28  07/29  07/30  07/31  08/01

Illinois River
  Hardin          25.0   29.88      29.8   29.7   29.2   28.7   28.2


&&


LAT...LON 3952 9064 3952 9052 3898 9048 3891 9054
      3903 9062



$$



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