Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 201558
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
958 AM CST FRI DEC 20 2013
This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:
Little Wabash 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 Little Wabash River near Clay City...the latest stage is 5.3
feet at 10 AM Friday. Flood stage is 18 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 19.9 feet Sunday afternoon...which is 1.9
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage
of 18 feet late Saturday afternoon. 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 6 AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon
Little Wabash River
Clay City 18 5.3 Fri 10 AM 9.7 19.8 19.4