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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:16 PM CDT on July 05, 2015

Expires 10:16 PM EDT on July 06, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at La Grange.
* At 8 PM Sunday the stage was 33.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring.
* Forecast: the river will fall to near 32.1 feet by Tuesday morning.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 07/06 07/07 07/08 07/09 07/10

Illinois River
La Grange ld T 23.0 33.04 32.8 32.1 31.5 30.7 29.9

Lat... Lon 3999 9058 3999 9046 3988 9051 3988 9063

733 PM CDT sun Jul 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 645 PM Sunday the stage was 28.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 27.3 feet
by Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet... portions of Route 100 are closed due to
floodwaters. When down, the bnsf Railroad bridge across the
Illinois River acts as dam. Big Lake levee is overtopped.

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

Illinois River
Beardstown 14 28.1 sun 7 PM 27.9 27.3 26.7

Lat... Lon 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:55 AM CDT on July 06, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 08, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from this evening through
Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri...
including the following counties... in Illinois... Adams IL...
Brown IL... Calhoun IL... Greene IL... Jersey IL... Macoupin IL...
Madison IL... Monroe IL... Pike IL and St. Clair IL. In
Missouri... Audrain MO... Boone MO... Callaway MO... Cole MO...
Crawford MO... Franklin MO... Gasconade MO... Jefferson MO... Knox
MO... Lewis MO... Lincoln MO... Marion MO... Moniteau MO... Monroe
MO... Montgomery MO... Osage MO... Pike MO... Ralls MO... Shelby
MO... St. Charles MO... St. Louis city MO... St. Louis MO...
Warren MO and Washington MO.

* From this evening through Wednesday evening

* several rounds of thunderstorms will bring heavy rainfall and
the potential of flash flooding to the region tonight through
Wednesday. Widespread two day rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches
are likely... with localized amounts exceeding 5 inches.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas... and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger
streams and rivers will also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible but not
imminent in the watch area. People in the watch area should be
aware of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flash flooding.
Check your preparedness requirements... especially if you live in
flood prone areas. Stay informed... and be ready for quick action
if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.


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