Lawrence County, Illinois
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Weather Alerts: Lawrence County, Illinois
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Flood Warning
ILC033-101-INC083-153-220355-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0021.180221T2336Z-000000T0000Z/
/RVTI3.2.ER.180221T2336Z.180228T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1056 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Riverton.
* from Wednesday evening until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
to rise to near 23.2 feet by Wednesday morning.
* At 24.0 feet...Extensive flooding is in progress. Most levees are
at critical levels. Water level near the top of a few levees.
High water begins to affect residences in eastern Palestine,
Illinois and those along East River Road just southeast of
Palestine. Some evacuations are necessary. Rodeo area in Leaverton
Park begins to flood. Water near or over East River Road south of
Palestine.

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LAT...LON 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
3898 8759 3913 8767

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Flood Warning
ILC033-101-INC083-153-220355-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0020.180221T1536Z-000000T0000Z/
/HUTI2.2.ER.180221T1536Z.180228T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
956 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* from Wednesday morning until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 24.1
feet early Wednesday morning.
* At 24.0 feet...Extensive flooding is in progress. Rural roads in
eastern Clark and Crawford counties in Illinois are impassible. A
few mobile home residences and area along Hutson Creek just south
of Hutsonville flood. Flood is at critical level for most of
levees. Extensive seep water is behind levees. Water surrounds
residential areas of Riverton, Riverview, Hutsonville and eastern
York.

&&

LAT...LON 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
3922 8762 3932 8763

$$

Flood Warning
ILC101-185-INC083-220355-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0022.180223T2230Z-000000T0000Z/
/VCNI3.2.ER.180223T2230Z.180301T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1056 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 22.7 feet by Thursday evening.
* At 23.0 feet...Extensive flooding is in progress on the northside of
Vincennes along Old Terre Haute Road. Flooding affects local
sawmill. At least 1 family may move from their home. The river is
more than a mile wide at the Red Skelton Bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
3871 8756 3886 8756

$$

Flood Watch
ILZ044>046-052>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-211200-
/O.CON.KILX.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-180221T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Piatt-Champaign-Vermilion-Christian-Macon-Moultrie-Douglas-Coles-
Edgar-Shelby-Cumberland-Clark-Effingham-Jasper-Crawford-Clay-
Richland-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Monticello, Champaign, Urbana, Danville,
Taylorville, Decatur, Sullivan, Tuscola, Charleston, Mattoon,
Paris, Shelbyville, Greenup, Marshall, Effingham, Newton,
Robinson, Flora, Olney, and Lawrenceville
352 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
Illinois, Christian, Macon, Piatt, 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.

* Until 6 AM CST early this morning

* Additional rainfall amounts less than 1 inch are expected early
this morning across eastern Illinois. Much of the area has
already received 1.5 to 3 inches since Monday morning especially
north of I-70, with as much as 4 to 5.5 inches over parts of
east central Illinois.

* This additional rainfall will cause flooding of area rivers
and streams across central through east central Illinois.
Ponding of water on low roadways and near ditches is also
likely.

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.

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