Flood Potential Outlook
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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1204 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:

Illinois River...

The following river information is based on future predicted
rainfall. The exact amount, intensity, timing, and location of the
rain that will occur is still uncertain. These outlook stages are
provided to show what may be expected if the forecast precipitation
occurs. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a
flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes.

For the Illinois River at Havana...the latest stage is 10.0 feet at
12 PM Wednesday. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 15.0 feet early Friday morning...which is
1.0 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood
stage of 14.0 feet tomorrow morning. At 14.0 feet...Minor flooding
begins to agricultural areas not protected by levees.

For the Illinois River at Beardstown...the latest stage is 11.7 feet
at 12 PM Wednesday. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 16.9 feet Sunday evening...which is 2.9
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage
of 14.0 feet tomorrow morning. At 18.0 feet...Seepage problems begin
in the Lost Creek Drainage and Levee District.

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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  10.0 Wed 12 PM   13.9   15.0   14.8
 Beardstown        14  11.7 Wed 12 PM   14.1   15.4   16.2

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