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Issued:

May 03, 2014 at 7:56 am CDT

Expires:

May 04, 2014 at 4:36 pm CDT

Event:

Flood Warning

Alert:

...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. The Flood Warning continues for The Little Wabash River near Clay City. * until Sunday afternoon. * At 745 AM Saturday the stage was 20.1 feet. * Flood stage is 18 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday morning. * Impact...At 18.5 feet...Wilcox Bridge Lane floods just east of the Little Wabash River near the gage location. Blueflower Lane southeast of the gage begins to flood. && Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM Location Stg Stg Day Time Sun Mon Tue Little Wabash River Clay City 18 20.1 Sat 8 AM 18.6 14.7 11.9 &&

Instruction:

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.

Target Area:

Clay; Richland

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