Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 221450
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
850 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

  Embarras River at Lawrenceville affecting Lawrence County.

.Lower portions of the Embarras River are in the midst of a broad
crest, which began overnight. Only minor fluctuations are expected
at Lawrenceville through Monday afternoon, before a slow fall begins.

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.

&&

ILC101-230450-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170126T0600Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.170120T1910Z.170122T1800Z.170126T0000Z.NO/
850 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At  745 AM Sunday the stage was 31.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 31.8 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  evening.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Lawrenceville     30  31.7 Sun 8 AM    31.8   31.6   30.7


&&

LAT...LON 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765


$$

Geelhart



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