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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:42 AM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the la moine river at Ripley
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 9:45 am Sunday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 25.6 feet by early Wednesday
morning, then fall below flood stage Friday early afternoon.
* Impact: at 26.0 feet... extensive pasture flooding downstream of the
gauge along Highway 103 east of U.S. Highway 24.
* Impact: at 24.5 feet... County Road 1600e (levy road) is closed just
west of LaGrange lock Road.
* Impact: at 24.0 feet... township Road, downstream of the gage on the
right bank, begins to flood.
* Impact: at 23.0 feet... moderate flooding begins. Extensive
cropland is flooded below the gauge near the LaGrange lock Road
bridge.
* Impact: at 22.0 feet... flood stage. Farmland flooding and rural
damages begin.
* Impact: at 17.0 feet... banks begin to overflow.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04 05/05

La moine river
Ripley 22.0 23.04 24.4 25.2 25.6 25.1 22.8




Lat... Lon 4013 9074 4013 9068 4000 9051 3996 9052
      3998 9064






849 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at La Grange ld
* from late tonight until further notice.
* At 6:00 am Sunday the stage was 22.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by after midnight
tonight and continue to rise to near 30.7 feet by early Sunday
morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 29.5 feet... La Grange lock Road (county Road 1730n) is
flooded just north of The Lock and dam.
* Impact: at 28.8 feet... County Road 500n south of La Grange is
closed due to flooding.
* Impact: at 24.0 feet... extensive wetland acreage south of La Grange
begins flooding.
* Impact: at 23.0 feet... adjacent farmland and wetlands begins
flooding. Island Road across the river in western Cass County
begins flooding.
* Impact: at 20.5 feet... The Lock wall is completely overtopped.
* Impact: at 16.5 feet... the earthen part of the dam is overtopped.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04 05/05

Illinois River
La Grange ld 23.0 22.24 23.1 24.9 26.7 28.4 29.6




Lat... Lon 3999 9058 3999 9046 3988 9051 3988 9063







740 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 645 am Sunday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by
Saturday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... Coal Creek levee overtops at boat Landing.
Damage begins at Frederick and Browning.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed

Illinois River
Beardstown 14 17.1 sun 7 am 18.3 20.1 22.1



Lat... Lon 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043


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740 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 645 am Sunday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by
Saturday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... Coal Creek levee overtops at boat Landing.
Damage begins at Frederick and Browning.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed

Illinois River
Beardstown 14 17.1 sun 7 am 18.3 20.1 22.1



Lat... Lon 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043


Jrp


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