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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:57 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Beardstown.* Until further notice.
* At 1245 PM Friday the stage was 15.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 28.5 feet by
early Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet... portions of Route 100 are closed due to
floodwaters. When down, the bnsf Railroad bridge across the
Illinois River acts as dam. Big Lake levee is overtopped.


                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Sat sun Mon

Illinois River
Beardstown 14 15.8 Fri 1 PM 15.7 16.1 19.0


Lat... Lon 4018 9023 4012 9017 4008 9037 3999 9046
      3999 9058 4015 9043


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