886  
WGUS83 KILX 201615  
FLSILX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
1015 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ILLINOIS...  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER AT PEORIA AFFECTING PEORIA...TAZEWELL AND WOODFORD  
COUNTIES  
ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR HAVANA AFFECTING CASS...FULTON AND MASON  
COUNTIES  
ILLINOIS RIVER AT BEARDSTOWN AFFECTING BROWN...CASS...MORGAN AND  
SCHUYLER 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.  
 

 
 
ILC143-179-203-210615-  
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-190222T0600Z/  
/PIAI2.1.ER.190210T0237Z.190213T0400Z.190222T0000Z.NO/  
1015 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT PEORIA.  
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 945 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.7 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 EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...SOME FLOODING BEGINS TO BOTTOMLAND NOT  
PROTECTED BY LEVEES.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER  
PEORIA 18 18.7 WED 10 AM 18.2 17.8 17.3  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4093 8952 4093 8941 4062 8957 4047 8980  
4053 8988 4068 8965  
 

 
 
ILC017-057-125-210615-  
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/HAVI2.2.ER.190206T1406Z.190217T1545Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1015 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR HAVANA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 945 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 17.9 FEET  
BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.5 FEET...ACCESS ROAD TO ANDERSON LAKE NORTH  
CAMPGROUND CLOSED.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER  
HAVANA 14 18.2 WED 10 AM 17.9 17.7 17.4  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4053 8988 4047 8980 4034 9002 4012 9017  
4018 9023 4039 9010  
 

 
 
ILC009-017-137-169-210615-  
/O.CON.KILX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/BEAI2.2.ER.190205T1657Z.190217T2315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1015 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT BEARDSTOWN.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 945 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 18.9 FEET BY THIS  
AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...SEEPAGE PROBLEMS BEGIN IN THE LOST CREEK  
DRAINAGE AND LEVEE DISTRICT.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER  
BEARDSTOWN 14 18.9 WED 10 AM 18.6 18.3 18.0  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046  
3999 9058 4015 9043  
 

 
 
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