874  
WGUS43 KILX 050610  
FLWILX  
 
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
110 AM CDT THU APR 5 2018  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVER IN ILLINOIS...  
EMBARRAS RIVER AT STE. MARIE AFFECTING CRAWFORD AND JASPER COUNTIES  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE BASED ON OBSERVED PRECIPITATION, SOIL  
MOISTURE CONDITIONS, AND FORECAST PRECIPITATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ALONG THIS RIVER NEED TO PREPARE FOR FLOODING.  
STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS FLOODING SITUATION.  
 

 
 
ILC033-079-052010-  
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-180408T0730Z/  
/STMI2.2.ER.180404T2115Z.180405T1800Z.180408T0130Z.NO/  
110 AM CDT THU APR 5 2018  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE EMBARRAS RIVER AT STE. MARIE.  
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 1245 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...WATER OVERTOPS A FEW PRIVATE LEVEES IN THE  
STE. MARIE AREA.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN  
 
EMBARRAS RIVER  
STE. MARIE 19 19.9 THU 1 AM 19.9 19.5 18.1  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3905 8811 3892 8795 3892 8779 3885 8773  
3885 8801 3896 8815  
 

 
 
BAK  
 
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