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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:34 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Wabash River at Carmi
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 PM Saturday the stage was 29.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.7 feet by
early Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 35.5 feet... businesses just downstream of IL Route 14
and Route 1 in Carmi flood.


Lat... Lon 3826 8816 3825 8802 3804 8813 3793 8808
      3791 8812 3801 8828




858 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Perry County in south central Illinois...
Union County in southern Illinois...
Wayne County in south central Illinois...
northern Pope County in southern Illinois...
Jefferson County in south central Illinois...
Johnson County in southern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Saline County in southern Illinois...
Jackson County in southern Illinois...
northwestern Alexander County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Hamilton County in south central Illinois...

* until 900 am CST Sunday

* although rain has ended across most of southern Illinois, some
creeks and streams will remain out of their banks at least through
tonight. Low-lying flood-prone areas will remain inundated. Flood-
prone roads will likely remain covered with water through at least
early Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3860 8815 3826 8815 3825 8837 3743 8841
      3732 8904 3733 8925 3732 8921 3730 8920
      3725 8946 3740 8942 3747 8947 3760 8948
      3787 8965 3796 8959 3822 8959 3821 8915
      3847 8915 3847 8870 3861 8869


York


846 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
The Skillet Fork river at Wayne City
* from late tonight to Monday evening.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight tomorrow and
continue to rise to near 18.3 feet by early Monday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.


Lat... Lon 3857 8866 3858 8855 3839 8856 3827 8838
      3826 8846 3836 8865