116  
WGUS83 KILX 230156  
FLSILX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
856 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ILLINOIS...  
 
LITTLE WABASH RIVER NEAR CLAY CITY AFFECTING CLAY AND RICHLAND  
COUNTIES  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ILC025-159-231556-  
/O.EXT.KILX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-170524T0000Z/  
/CLAI2.1.ER.170522T0707Z.170522T1415Z.170523T1800Z.NO/  
856 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LITTLE WABASH RIVER NEAR CLAY CITY.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 845 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO FLOOD LEFT BANK FARMLAND.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU  
 
LITTLE WABASH RIVER  
CLAY CITY 18 18.1 MON 9 PM 18.1 17.1 15.4  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3878 8846 3871 8829 3860 8820 3860 8832  
3867 8838 3870 8846  
 

 
 
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