Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
901 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...

  Embarras River at Lawrenceville affecting Lawrence County

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil
moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around, don`t drown.

Additional river and weather information is available at
www.weather.gov/ilx.

&&

ILC101-131601-
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150414T0600Z/
/LAWI2.1.ER.150412T0845Z.150413T1200Z.150414T0000Z.NO/
901 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until late Monday night.
* At 845 PM Sunday the stage was 30.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.6 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  evening.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Minor agricultural flooding begins.

&&


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

Embarras River
 Lawrenceville     30  30.5 Sun 9 PM    30.6   29.3   26.9


&&

LAT...LON 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765


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