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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1240 PM CDT Tue Mar 12 2019

This hydrologic outlook includes the following river in Illinois:

Sangamon 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 Sangamon River at Monticello...the latest stage is 12.9 feet
at 11 AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 13.2 feet early Friday morning...which is
0.2 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood
stage of 13.0 feet Thursday afternoon. The river should fall below
flood stage early Sunday morning. At 13.0 feet...Flooding of
agricultural areas begins.

For the Sangamon River near Chandlerville...the latest stage is 455.3
feet at 12 PM Tuesday. Flood stage is 456.6 feet. Minor flooding is
forecast...with a crest of 457.1 feet Friday evening...which is 0.5
feet above flood stage. The river exceeded the flood stage of 456.6
feet at 5 PM Monday. The river should rise above the flood stage of
456.6 feet early Friday morning. The river should fall below flood
stage Sunday morning.

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

Sangamon River
 Monticello        13  12.9 Tue 11 AM   12.6   12.8   13.2
 Chandlerville     457  455.3 Tue 12 PM  454.8  455.5  456.8



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EJL


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