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416 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT MONDAY
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.
* Through 7 AM CDT Monday morning
* Periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
Monday morning, a large area of 2 to 3 inches of additional rain
is expected between the Illinois River and the Indiana border
with locally 3 to 4 more inches of rain. The heaviest periods
of rain are expected this afternoon into early Sunday as well as
another period Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening as a cold
front moves through.
* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
438 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
The Vermilion River near Danville.
* From Sunday morning until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 345 AM Saturday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 26.0 feet by Monday afternoon.The river will fall
below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Flooding begins downstream in Eugene and
Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sun Mon Tue
Danville 18 5.5 Sat 4 AM 17.6 25.4 23.1
LAT...LON 4015 8776 4015 8760 4001 8744 3990 8744
4008 8763 4008 8776