Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 211736
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1136 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

ILC019-039-041-045-113-139-147-183-211915-
/O.CON.KILX.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180221T1915Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Edgar-Moultrie-Piatt-De Witt-Vermilion-McLean-Champaign-Douglas-
1136 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM CST FOR
NORTHWESTERN EDGAR...NORTHEASTERN MOULTRIE...PIATT...CENTRAL DE
WITT...VERMILION...SOUTHEASTERN MCLEAN...CHAMPAIGN AND NORTHERN
DOUGLAS COUNTIES...

At 1129 AM CST, Emergency management and law enforcement officials
reported flooding continuing across the warned area, especially in
Vermilion county where numerous roads were closed. The Danville
Police Department and Vermilion County Sheriff`s Office have begun
evacuating the Morin Addition trailer park on the west side of
Danville off of West Williams Street. Approximately 10 residents
will be evacuated.

Although the threat for additional heavy rainfall has shifted to the
south, the flood threat will continue into early this afternoon.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Champaign, Danville, Rantoul, Monticello, Tuscola, Urbana, Savoy,
Mahomet, Hoopeston, St. Joseph, Georgetown, Tolono, Westville,
Tilton, Villa Grove, Arthur, Catlin, Farmer City, Fisher and Bement.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 207 and 257.
 Interstate 72 between mile markers 157 and 182.
 Interstate 74 between mile markers 152 and 219.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

&&

LAT...LON 3998 8754 3961 8863 3984 8875 4005 8874
      4006 8886 4026 8897 4040 8840 4040 8794
      4049 8793 4049 8753

$$

Smith


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