Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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903 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

  Sangamon River at Monticello affecting Piatt County.

Heavy rains earlier in the week have resulted in a steady rise on the
Sangamon River since early Friday morning. The river is expected
to rise just above flood stage this evening, and hover near that level
into early next week.

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


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


903 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Sangamon River at Monticello.
* From this evening until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  815 AM Saturday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 13.2 feet by tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet, flooding of agricultural areas begins.


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

Sangamon River
 Monticello        13  12.7 Sat 8 AM    13.1   13.2   13.0


LAT...LON 4019 8847 4008 8847 4001 8854 3990 8874
      4000 8874 4006 8861



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