Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
146 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

  Embarras River at Ste. Marie affecting Crawford and Jasper Counties
  Embarras River at Lawrenceville affecting Lawrence County

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.

&&

ILC033-079-260946-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-180226T1300Z/
/STMI2.1.ER.180225T2143Z.180226T0000Z.180226T0700Z.NO/
146 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Ste. Marie.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 1245 PM Sunday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 19.1 feet by early tomorrow morning.The river will
  fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...County Highway 9 floods between Ste. Marie
  and Willow Hill.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Ste. Marie        19  18.9 Sun 1 PM    18.5   14.6   11.6


&&

LAT...LON 3905 8811 3892 8795 3892 8779 3885 8773
      3885 8801 3896 8815

$$

ILC101-260945-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180302T2308Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.180223T1200Z.180227T0600Z.180302T1708Z.NO/
146 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 1245 PM Sunday the stage was 32.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 34.8 feet by
  Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At 36.0 feet...Billet-Vincennes River road is inundated.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Lawrenceville     30  32.2 Sun 1 PM    33.7   34.8   34.2


&&

LAT...LON 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765


$$

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