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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:02 PM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 1:08 AM EDT on May 10, 2017


The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Coles County in east central Illinois...
Lawrence County in southeastern Illinois...
Crawford County in east central Illinois...
Edgar County in east central Illinois...
Moultrie County in central Illinois...
Clark County in east central Illinois...
Richland County in southeastern Illinois...
Cumberland County in east central Illinois...
Clay County in south central Illinois...
Douglas County in east central Illinois...
Effingham County in south central Illinois...
Jasper County in southeastern Illinois...
Shelby County in central Illinois...
southern Vermilion County in east central Illinois...
southern Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* until midnight CDT Monday

* at 1158 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Rainfall amounts up to 5 inches of rain have fallen the
past few days, with an additional inch or two likely today. Law
enforcement indicates areas of ongoing flooding from the previous
rainfall, which will be worsened by additional rain.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Danville, Charleston, Mattoon, Vincennes, Effingham, Olney, Paris,
Robinson, Flora, Shelbyville, Tuscola, Sullivan, Lawrenceville,
Marshall, Newton, Toledo, Savoy, St. Joseph, Georgetown and Tolono.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 57 between mile markers 143 and 228.
Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 154.
Interstate 74 between mile markers 195 and 220.

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 3861 8869 3891 8870 3891 8881 3922 8880
      3922 8914 3935 8914 3935 8902 3965 8902
      3966 8881 3979 8875 3979 8846 3998 8846
      4026 8753 3937 8753 3931 8762 3922 8757
      3914 8766 3896 8751 3869 8752 3857 8765


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1125 am EDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* From late tonight until further notice.
* At 10:45 am Sunday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight tomorrow and
continue to rise to near 22.7 feet by Saturday 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




1125 am EDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Sunday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 22.9 feet by
Friday morning then begin falling.
* At 22.0 feet... flooding becomes more serious. Water is approaching
critical levels on most levees. Flooding enters some river Cabins.
Flooding is at the outskirts of Palestine and Russellville,
Illinois. Flood waters near Illinois 33 between Palestine and
Hutsonville, Illinois. Many local river roads are flooded.


Lat... Lon 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
      3898 8759 3913 8767




1025 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 24.3
feet early Friday 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




947 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* From this evening until Wednesday may 10.
* At 845 PM Saturday the stage was 29.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage overnight and continue to rise
to near 39.5 feet by Wednesday evening. The river will fall below
flood stage by Wednesday, may 10.
* Impact... at 33 feet, Lumber Mill Road is inundated. At 36 feet,
billet-Vincennes River Road is inundated. At 37 feet, the Road
across Poteet bridge floods, and some houses are isolated.
At 40.0 feet, 10th street and parts of 3rd street in
Lawrenceville are inundated.



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

Embarras River
Lawrenceville 30 29.5 Sat 9 PM 32.6 37.3 38.9



Lat... Lon 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765



Geelhart



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:45 PM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast
Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following
areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon,
Mason, McLean, Menard, Piatt, Shelby, Tazewell, and Woodford.
In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland,
Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast
Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and
Richland. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan, and Scott.

* Through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through this evening.
Around another 1 inch of rain is expected by midnight tonight,
with locally 1 to 2 inch amounts from heavier rains in
stronger thunderstorms. The threat of heavy rain will diminish
with passage of a cold front during mid evening, but runoff
from heavy rains will likely continue through tonight.

* 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 12:45 PM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast
Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following
areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon,
Mason, McLean, Menard, Piatt, Shelby, Tazewell, and Woodford.
In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland,
Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast
Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and
Richland. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan, and Scott.

* Through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through this evening.
Around another 1 inch of rain is expected by midnight tonight,
with locally 1 to 2 inch amounts from heavier rains in
stronger thunderstorms. The threat of heavy rain will diminish
with passage of a cold front during mid evening, but runoff
from heavy rains will likely continue through tonight.

* 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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Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
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 , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - 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 , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
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Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Lakeshore Flood Warning , Lakeshore Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - Wind Advisory
Pennsylvania - Special Statement
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South Carolina - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
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Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory

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