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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:35 AM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Sangamon river near Oakford.
* From Monday evening until late Friday night.
* At 945 am Sunday the stage was 465.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 471.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
to rise to near 473.0 feet by Wednesday morning.The river will fall
below flood stage by Friday evening.
* Impact... at 471.0 feet... flooding begins to agricultural areas not
protected by levees.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed

Sangamon river
Oakford 471 465.0 sun 10 am 468.6 472.0 473.0



Lat... Lon 4016 8982 4009 8982 4009 8997 4006 9002
      4013 9007 4016 8999




1035 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sangamon river at Petersburg.
* From Tuesday evening until Thursday evening.
* At 1015 am Sunday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday evening and continue
to rise to near 23.7 feet by Wednesday afternoon.The river will
fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet... extensive agricultural and lowland flooding
occurs.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed

Sangamon river
Petersburg 23 13.6 sun 10 am 18.4 21.4 23.6



Lat... Lon 4012 8988 4012 8978 4001 8979 3990 8972
      3990 8982 4000 8989




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:08 PM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Monday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast
Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following
areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon,
Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Peoria, Piatt, Shelby,
Tazewell, and Woodford. In east central Illinois, Champaign,
Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and
Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham,
Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland. In west central Illinois,
Cass, Morgan, and Scott.

* Until 7 am CDT Monday

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through this evening.
Around another 1 inch of rain is expected by midnight tonight,
with locally 1 to 2 inch amounts from heavier rains in
stronger thunderstorms. The threat of heavy rain will diminish
with passage of a cold front during mid evening, but runoff
from heavy rains will likely continue through tonight.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:08 PM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Monday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast
Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following
areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon,
Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Peoria, Piatt, Shelby,
Tazewell, and Woodford. In east central Illinois, Champaign,
Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and
Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham,
Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland. In west central Illinois,
Cass, Morgan, and Scott.

* Until 7 am CDT Monday

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through this evening.
Around another 1 inch of rain is expected by midnight tonight,
with locally 1 to 2 inch amounts from heavier rains in
stronger thunderstorms. The threat of heavy rain will diminish
with passage of a cold front during mid evening, but runoff
from heavy rains will likely continue through tonight.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maine - Areal Flood Watch
Maryland - Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Freeze Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wyoming - Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory

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