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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:32 AM EDT on April 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 04, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From Monday morning to Thursday afternoon.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
rise to near 15.9 feet by Monday evening. The river will fall
below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* At 16.0 feet... some agricultural lands underwater. A few rural
roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up minnow
Slough. High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
Palestine. A few private roads near the Gill Township Levee in
Sullivan County may flood. Water level is at the top of most
makeshift levees.


Lat... Lon 3913 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761




932 am CDT Fri Apr 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* From late Sunday night to Thursday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 16.8
feet early Wednesday morning.
* At 16.0 feet... old Darwin Road and a few low rural roads between
York and Hutsonville, Illinois begin to flood. Agricultural
flooding begins along portions of the river.


Lat... Lon 3932 8763 3922 8762 3914 8768 3912 8762
      3923 8754 3930 8757




901 am CDT Fri Apr 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* From Sunday morning until Wednesday morning.
* At 845 am Friday the stage was 26.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
rise to near 31.3 feet by Monday morning.The river will fall below
flood stage by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 30.0 feet... minor agricultural flooding begins.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Sat sun Mon

Embarras River
Lawrenceville 30 26.9 Fri 9 am 27.9 30.0 31.3



Lat... Lon 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765





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