746  
WGUS83 KLSX 210130  
FLSLSX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
730 PM CST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
ILLINOIS...  
 
KASKASKIA RIVER AT VANDALIA  
 
KASKASKIA RIVER AT CARLYLE TW  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL MONITOR THIS SITUATION AND ISSUE  
FOLLOW UP STATEMENTS AS CONDITIONS OR FORECASTS CHANGE.  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE: NEVER DRIVE CARS, TRUCKS, OR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES  
THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THE WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW FOR SAFE  
PASSAGE.  
 
THIS PRODUCT, ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND STREAM INFORMATION,  
IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=LSX.  
 

 
 
ILC051-220131-  
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-190122T1200Z/  
/VNDI2.1.ER.190121T1200Z.190121T1200Z.190121T1200Z.NO/  
730 PM CST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE KASKASKIA RIVER AT VANDALIA  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 7:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT: AT 18.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING BEGINS.  
UNPROTECTED FARMLAND BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
FLD LATEST 6 A.M. FORECAST  
LOCATION STG OBS STG 01/21 01/22 01/23 01/24 01/25  
 
KASKASKIA RIVER  
VANDALIA 18.0 17.77 18.0 16.1 15.5 16.9 16.4  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3903 8910 3903 8906 3885 8909 3879 8919  
3882 8922  
 

 
 
ILC027-220131-  
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CRLI2.1.ER.190109T0815Z.190120T1430Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
730 PM CST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE KASKASKIA RIVER AT CARLYLE TW  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 424.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 423.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 424.7 FEET BY TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT: AT 424.5 FEET...SOME CABINS JUST BELOW THE DAM ARE  
INUNDATED.  
* IMPACT: AT 423.5 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. RURAL DAMAGE BEGINS.  
TOWNSHIP ROADS IN COVINGTON BECOME INUNDATED.  
* IMPACT: AT 421.0 FEET...LEFT BANK IN VICINITY OF THE GAGE OVERFLOWS  
WITH MINOR FLOODING OF PARK LANDS.  
 

 
FLD LATEST 6 A.M. FORECAST  
LOCATION STG OBS STG 01/21 01/22 01/23 01/24 01/25  
 
KASKASKIA RIVER  
CARLYLE TW 423.5 424.73 424.7 424.7 424.7 424.5 424.3  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3862 8936 3861 8933 3851 8937 3849 8942  
3854 8942  
 

 
 
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