Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
623 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Illinois...

  Little Wabash River near Clay City affecting Clay AND Richland
  COUNTIES

.Synopsis...Several days of precipitation from the last few days
in addition to expected rainfall today, are forecast to cause the
Little Wabash River near Clay City to rise above flood stage later
today.

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil
moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons with interests along this river need to prepare for flooding.
Stay tuned for further updates on this flooding situation.

&&

ILC025-159-160223-
/O.NEW.KILX.FL.W.0001.170115T2100Z-170118T0600Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.170115T2100Z.170116T0600Z.170118T0000Z.NO/
623 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* From this afternoon until late Tuesday night.
* At  545 AM Sunday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 18.5 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Wilcox Bridge Lane floods just east of the
  Little Wabash River near the gage location. Blueflower Lane
  southeast of the gage begins to flood.

&&

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

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  17.0 Sun 6 AM    18.5   18.2   17.7

&&

LAT...LON 3878 8846 3871 8829 3860 8820 3860 8832
      3867 8838 3870 8846

$$

Shimon



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