Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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WGUS83 KLSX 141622
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1122 AM CDT MON JUL 14 2014

...The flood warning continues for the following river in Illinois...


                The Illinois River at

                    ...Valley City
                    ...Hardin



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


The National Weather Service will continue to monitor this 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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

&&

ILC149-171-151622-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0081.000000T0000Z-140720T0000Z/
/VALI2.1.ER.140707T1425Z.140712T0530Z.140719T0000Z.NO/
1122 AM CDT MON JUL 14 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Illinois River at Valley City.
* At 10:30 AM Monday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: The river will fall below flood stage Friday evening.
* Impact:  At 14.0 feet...The road to Norbut Wildlife area is flooded.
* Impact:  At 0.9 feet...At and below this height, barge traffic will
  need to consider lowering tonnage to avoid grounding.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/15  07/16  07/17  07/18  07/19

Illinois River
  Valley City     14.0   15.02      15.0   14.7   14.4   14.1   13.8


&&


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




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ILC013-061-083-151622-
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0075.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HARI2.2.ER.140627T2010Z.140712T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1122 AM CDT MON JUL 14 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Illinois River at Hardin.
* At 11 AM Monday the stage was 30.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: The river will fall to near 30.3 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact:  At 27.0 feet...The River Road in Bedford becomes flooded.
* Impact:  At 25.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Lowland flooding of
  unprotected agricultural land begins.
* Impact:  At 18.2 feet...At and below this height, barge traffic will
  need to consider lowering tonnage to avoid grounding.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/15  07/16  07/17  07/18  07/19

Illinois River
  Hardin          25.0   30.51      30.3   30.1   29.9   29.5   29.1


&&


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



$$




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