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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:17 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Illinois River near Havana.
* From Wednesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 1145 am Tuesday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and
continue to rise to near 24.5 feet by Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... water reaches the low steel on the IL 78/97
bridges over Lacy ditch and the spoon river... just north of The Wye
with US 136.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri

Illinois River
Havana 14 9.7 Tue 12pm 12.6 15.8 18.6



Lat... Lon 4053 8988 4047 8980 4034 9002 4012 9017
      4018 9023 4039 9010




1000 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the spoon river at London Mills.
* From this evening until Friday afternoon.
* At 845 am Tuesday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 18.0 feet by tomorrow evening.The river will fall below
flood stage by Friday morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... minor flooding begins to agricultural land
near the river.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri

Spoon river
London Mills 15 9.4 Tue 9am 16.7 18.0 15.4



Lat... Lon 4081 9020 4079 9012 4070 9024 4058 9027
      4059 9036 4071 9032


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:18 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and west
central Illinois, including the following counties. In central
Illinois, De Witt, Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McLean,
Menard, Peoria, Piatt, Sangamon, Tazewell, and Woodford. In east
central Illinois, Champaign, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and
Vermilion. In west central Illinois, Cass, Fulton, Morgan,
Schuyler, and Scott.

* Through late tonight.

* Another 1.5 to 3 inches of rain is expected over much of the
area through tonight. Much of the area has already received 1 to
2.5 inches since Monday morning.

* This additional rainfall will cause flooding of area rivers
and streams across central through east central Illinois.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Geelhart



Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:18 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and west
central Illinois, including the following counties. In central
Illinois, De Witt, Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McLean,
Menard, Peoria, Piatt, Sangamon, Tazewell, and Woodford. In east
central Illinois, Champaign, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and
Vermilion. In west central Illinois, Cass, Fulton, Morgan,
Schuyler, and Scott.

* Through late tonight.

* Another 1.5 to 3 inches of rain is expected over much of the
area through tonight. Much of the area has already received 1 to
2.5 inches since Monday morning.

* This additional rainfall will cause flooding of area rivers
and streams across central through east central Illinois.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Geelhart