Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1039 AM CDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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

  Illinois River at Peoria affecting Peoria...Tazewell and Woodford
  Counties
  Illinois River near Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason
  Counties
  Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown...Cass...Morgan and
  Schuyler Counties

.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.

&&

ILC143-179-203-210538-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-190324T1800Z/
/PIAI2.1.ER.190315T2030Z.190319T0000Z.190324T1200Z.NO/
1039 AM CDT Wed Mar 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Peoria.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At  945 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Some flooding begins to bottomland not
  protected by levees.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Peoria            18  18.8 Wed 10 AM   18.7   18.5   18.2


&&

LAT...LON 4093 8952 4093 8941 4062 8957 4047 8980
      4053 8988 4068 8965

$$

ILC017-057-125-210538-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAVI2.2.ER.190206T1406Z.190318T2045Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1039 AM CDT Wed Mar 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Havana.
* Until further notice.
* At  945 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 18.3 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 19.5 feet...Access road to Anderson Lake north
  campground closed.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Havana            14  18.4 Wed 10 AM   18.3   18.3   18.2


&&

LAT...LON 4053 8988 4047 8980 4034 9002 4012 9017
      4018 9023 4039 9010

$$

ILC009-017-137-169-210538-
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BEAI2.2.ER.190205T1657Z.190320T0800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1039 AM CDT Wed Mar 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At  945 AM Wednesday the stage was 19.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by this
  evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Seepage problems begin in the South
  Beardstown Drainage and Levee District.

&&


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

Illinois River
 Beardstown        14  19.9 Wed 10 AM   20.0   20.0   20.0


&&

LAT...LON 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043

$$

JRP


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