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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:23 PM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Chewey.
* From late tonight to Friday morning, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Wednesday, the stage was 7.69 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River at Chewey is expected to rise above
flood stage Thursday before dawn and continue to rise to near 14.3
feet by early Thursday afternoon. The river is expected to fall
below flood stage Friday before dawn .
* Impact... at 15.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs from near fidler's
Bend to near Hanging Rock. Moderate flooding of agricultural lands
may result in livestock issues. Travel around Hanging Rock is
impacted. Road access near the river is cut off to residential
homes southeast of Chewey bridge. Access to Winset Hollow is cut
off. A few Cabins in the fidler's Bend area may have minor
flooding. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for
floating.


Lat... Lon 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487




823 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River near Watts.
* Until late Thursday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday, the stage was 12.48 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River near Watts is expected to rise above
flood stage this evening and continue to rise to near 16.9 feet by
Thursday before dawn. The river is expected to fall below flood
stage Thursday evening.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs from the Arkansas
border to fidler's Bend. Farmlands and permanent campgrounds are
affected. A few Cabins in the fidler's Bend area may have minor
flooding. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for
floating.


Lat... Lon 3619 9474 3615 9453 3607 9453 3611 9472




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