Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
FGUS73 KILX 070117
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
717 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015
This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:
Little Wabash River...
The following river information is based on future predicted snow
melt. The exact amount and timing of the snow melt that will occur
is still uncertain. These outlook stages are provided to show what
may be expected if the forecast snow melt 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 8.6
feet at 7 PM Friday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 18.2 feet Wednesday morning...which is 0.2
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage
of 18.0 feet early Wednesday morning. At 18.0 feet...Water begins to
flood left bank farmland.
Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon
Little Wabash River
Clay City 18 8.6 Fri 7 PM 8.1 9.5 12.6