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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
910 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

  Illinois River at Henry affecting Marshall and Putnam Counties
  Illinois River near Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason
  Counties
  Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown...Cass...Morgan and
  Schuyler Counties
  Illinois River at Peoria affecting Peoria...Tazewell and Woodford
  Counties

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.

&&

ILC123-155-211710-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0002.180221T2130Z-000000T0000Z/
/HNYI2.3.ER.180221T2130Z.180224T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
910 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Henry.
* From Wednesday afternoon until further notice.
* At  845 PM Tuesday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 31.5 feet by Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Water begins flooding parts of Illinois
  Route 18 between Henry and Illinois Route 26. Parts of Illinois
  Route 17 begin to flood.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Henry             23  19.0 Tue 9 PM    21.1   26.0   29.5


&&

LAT...LON 4131 8939 4135 8929 4113 8929 4093 8941
      4093 8952 4115 8939

$$

ILC143-179-203-211709-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0003.180222T0941Z-000000T0000Z/
/PIAI2.2.ER.180222T0941Z.180225T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
910 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Peoria.
* From late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At  845 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Thursday morning and
  continue to rise to near 27.9 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Entire length of Lake Street in Spring Bay
  is inundated.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Peoria            18  13.6 Tue 9 PM    14.3   18.5   23.5


&&

LAT...LON 4093 8952 4093 8941 4062 8957 4047 8980
      4053 8988 4068 8965

$$

ILC017-057-125-211709-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0004.180222T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.3.ER.180222T0000Z.180227T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
910 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Havana.
* From Wednesday evening until further notice.
* At  845 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 24.5 feet by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Water reaches the low steel on the IL 78/97
  bridges over Lacy Ditch and the Spoon River...just north of the wye
  with US 136.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Havana            14  11.1 Tue 9 PM    12.2   15.8   18.6


&&

LAT...LON 4053 8988 4047 8980 4034 9002 4012 9017
      4018 9023 4039 9010

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-211709-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0005.180223T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.2.ER.180223T0000Z.180228T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
910 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* From Thursday evening until further notice.
* At  745 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and continue
  to rise to near 22.8 feet by Tuesday evening. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.

&&


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  10.5 Tue 8 PM    11.0   12.8   15.3


&&

LAT...LON 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043

$$

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