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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:46 AM EDT on March 26, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From Saturday evening to Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10:00 am Thursday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue
to rise to near 15.1 feet by early Sunday morning.The river will
fall below flood stage by early Tuesday morning.
* At 16.0 feet... some agricultural lands underwater. A few rural
roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up minnow
Slough. High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
Palestine. A few private roads near the Gill Township Levee in
Sullivan County may flood. Water level is at the top of most
makeshift levees.


Lat... Lon 3913 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:55 AM CDT on March 31, 2014


... A look ahead at April climatological data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


... Temperatures... Springfield Peoria
normal high/low 65/42 63/42
April 1 normals 59/38 57/37
April 30 normals 70/47 68/47

Month record high 90 on 4/25/1986# 92 on 4/25/1986#
month record low 17 on 4/05/1920 14 on 4/07/1982#

Normal occurrences of...
highs 90 or above 0 0
highs 32 or below 0 0
lows 32 or below 4 4
lows 0 or below 0 0

... Precipitation...
normal liquid equivalent 3.51 3.63
greatest month total 10.23 in 1893 8.66 in 1947
least month total 0.71 in 1889 0.45 in 1870
greatest 24-hour 4.45 on 4/11/1979 5.06 on 4/24/1950

Normal snowfall 0.3 0.6
greatest month total 8.2 in 1920 13.4 in 1982
least month total zero in many years zero in many years
greatest 24-hour 6.3 on 4/13-14/1980 6.0 on 4/8/1938#

... Degree days /base 65/...
normal heating 363 393
normal cooling 18 13

... Freeze dates...
average last freeze April 13 April 18


Climatological outlook for the new month:

   temperature ---- equal chance of above or below normal
   precipitation -- higher chance of below normal for northern IL

# - last of several occurrences


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Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
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Kansas - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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