Peoria County, Illinois
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Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
610 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Woodford County in central Illinois...
Fulton County in west central Illinois...
Tazewell County in central Illinois...
Northeastern Mason County in central Illinois...
Peoria County in central Illinois...

* Until 1215 AM CDT Sunday

* At 610 PM CDT, emergency management reported thunderstorms
producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of
rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Peoria, Pekin, Canton, Eureka, Lewistown, East Peoria, Morton,
Washington, Bartonville, Chillicothe, Creve Coeur, West Peoria,
Metamora, Germantown Hills, Marquette Heights, El Paso, Farmington,
Tremont, Minonk and Roanoke.

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.


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
1252 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Illinois River near Peoria.
* From Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 1245 PM Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 26.6 feet by early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 26.5 feet...Several houses in Rome and Chillicothe
become isolated. Homes on Sunset Dr. between North Ave. and Collins
Ave...4 miles SSW 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 15.2 Sat 1 PM 15.3 17.1 20.5


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


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