Peoria County, Illinois
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Flash Flood Warning
903 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017


At 855 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported flash flooding in
Fulton County. Several roads in the county were closed due to high
water, including portions of Route 9. Runoff will lead to a
continued flash flood threat.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 155 between mile markers 12 and 31.
Interstate 39 between mile markers 15 and 28.
Interstate 474 between mile markers 0 and 14.
Interstate 74 between mile markers 76 and 117.


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.


LAT...LON 4097 8946 4093 8946 4092 8947 4092 8893
4062 8910 4059 8927 4033 8927 4031 9045
4055 9044 4071 8999 4097 8967


Flood Warning
938 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Illinois River at Peoria.
* From Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 845 PM Saturday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 26.5 feet by early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 23 feet, damage begins to some buildings in Rome. At
25.2 feet, the parking lot in Peoria's Riverfront Village and one
block of Water Street are flooded. At 26.5 feet, Several houses in
Rome and Chillicothe become isolated. Homes on Sunset Dr. between
North Ave. and Collins Ave. (4 miles south-southwest of Bay View
Gardens) are surrounded by water. In Spring Bay, North Lake Street
from Missouri St. to Zimmerman Rd. is flooded.


Fld Observed Forecast 6AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sun Mon Tue

Illinois River
Peoria 18 15.9 Sat 9 PM 15.9 17.4 20.6


LAT...LON 4093 8952 4093 8941 4062 8957 4047 8980
4053 8988 4068 8965


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