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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:31 AM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 4:24 AM EDT on May 03, 2017


The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Christian County in central Illinois...
Sangamon County in central Illinois...

* until 230 PM CDT Sunday

* at 828 am CDT, local law enforcement reported continued flooding
in Christian and Sangamon counties. Rainfall amounts over three
inches have already fallen, and additional amounts of over an
inch are possible again today.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Springfield, Taylorville, Chatham, Pana, Auburn, Sherman,
Rochester, Riverton, Pawnee, Kincaid, New Berlin, Divernon,
Edinburg, Morrisonville, Stonington, Illiopolis, Pleasant Plains,
Loami, Mechanicsburg and Mount Auburn.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 55 between mile markers 77 and 104.
Interstate 72 between mile markers 80 and 123.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3991 8927 3935 8902 3935 8951 3936 8953
      3952 8954 3952 8992 3976 8999 3990 8999


37


919 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sangamon river at Riverton.
* From Monday afternoon until late Tuesday night.
* At 845 PM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 23 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 23.7 feet by Tuesday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* Impact... at 17.5 feet, water starts encroaching on Wheeland park
campground. At 19 feet, large areas of farmland are inundated.
At 19.9 feet, Oak Creek Road just east of the river begins to flood.



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

Sangamon river
Riverton 23 10.5 Sat 9 PM 14.8 21.7 23.7



Lat... Lon 3981 8943 3971 8943 3984 8959 3985 8979
      3992 8983 3990 8954




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:48 AM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central Illinois, including the following area,
Sangamon.

* Through Monday evening

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
Monday morning, a large area of another inch of additional rain
is expected. The heavy rain threat will end as a cold front
moves through. In addition, water is being released from
Spaulding dam at Lake Springfield. Because of this, there is
substantial flow of water in Sugar Creek downstream of the dam.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:48 AM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central Illinois, including the following area,
Sangamon.

* Through Monday evening

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
Monday morning, a large area of another inch of additional rain
is expected. The heavy rain threat will end as a cold front
moves through. In addition, water is being released from
Spaulding dam at Lake Springfield. Because of this, there is
substantial flow of water in Sugar Creek downstream of the dam.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




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Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Freeze Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Record Report
- Tornado Watch

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