Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KILX 281459
FLSILX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
959 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

  Little Wabash River near Clay City affecting Clay and Richland
  Counties.

.River levels are expected to fluctuate only slightly through this
evening, before beginning to decrease. The river should fall below
flood stage late Sunday night.

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.

&&

ILC025-159-290459-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150330T1330Z/
/CLAI2.1.ER.150327T0050Z.150327T1915Z.150330T0730Z.NO/
959 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Wabash River near Clay City.
* Until Monday morning.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river remain nearly steady around 18.7 feet through
  this evening, then begin to slowly fall. The river will fall below
  flood stage early Monday morning.
* 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    Sun    Mon    Tue

Little Wabash River
 Clay City         18  18.6 Sat 10 AM   18.6   17.7   15.4


&&

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

$$
Geelhart



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