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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:53 PM CDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Grafton
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 8:30 PM Sunday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue rising to near feet by early
Tuesday morning, then fall below flood stage Thursday early
afternoon.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... flood stage. Right bank begins to
overflow... flooding farmland.
* Impact: at 16.2 feet... for navigational purposes through Alton lock
and dam control, the corps will not allow the river to exceed this
level, if at all possible. Above this level, water inundates land
not owned by the usace.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28

Mississippi River
Grafton 18.0 18.04 18.1 18.0 18.0 17.8 17.8




Lat... Lon 3881 9057 3888 9057 3899 9046 3895 9028
      3882 9048






815 PM CDT sun Apr 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Hardin
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 25.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue falling to below flood stage by
early Tuesday morning.
* Impact: at 25.0 feet... flood stage. Lowland flooding of
unprotected agricultural land begins.
* Impact: at 18.2 feet... at and below this height, barge traffic will
need to consider lowering tonnage to avoid grounding.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28

Illinois River
Hardin 25.0 25.28 24.9 24.8 24.7 24.6 24.5




Lat... Lon 3952 9064 3952 9052 3898 9048 3891 9054
      3903 9062