Fairfield, IL (62837)

2:37 AM CDT on May 01, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Uptown | | Change Station

Elev 441 ft 38.38 °N, 88.36 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

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56.4 °F
Feels Like 56.4 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 8.0 mph

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Pressure 29.62 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:56 AM 7:45 PM
Waxing Crescent, 30% visible
METAR KFWC 010715Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM CLR 14/09 A2962 RMK AO1 T01380086
Pressure 29.62 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:56 AM 7:45 PM
Waxing Crescent, 30% visible
METAR KFWC 010715Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM CLR 14/09 A2962 RMK AO1 T01380086

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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:23 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for The Skillet Fork river at Wayne City.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 8 PM Sunday the stage was 21.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will crest near 23 feet Monday evening.
The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday evening. The record
level is 26.68 feet on may 8th, 1961.


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




831 PM CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for the Little Wabash River at Carmi
* until further notice.
* At 8 PM Sunday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will crest near 35.0 feet next Saturday morning.
Moderate flood conditions are expected Wednesday evening with major
flooding expected by next Saturday. The record is 38.44 feet set on
may 12th, 1961.
* 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




540 PM CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Perry County in south central Illinois...
White County in southeastern Illinois...
Wayne County in south central Illinois...
Wabash County in southeastern Illinois...
Jefferson County in south central Illinois...
Edwards County in southeastern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Saline County in southern Illinois...
Jackson County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Hamilton County in south central Illinois...

* until 545 am CDT Monday

* at 538 PM CDT, flooding continued in many areas. The threat for
heavy rainfall is over. However, flooding along rivers, creeks
and streams will continue, along with numerous water covered,
flooded roads. The dangers will increase tonight as the dangers
of flooding become harder to recognize.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carbondale, Marion, Mount Vernon, Herrin, Harrisburg, West
Frankfort, Murphysboro, Mount Carmel, Benton, Du Quoin,
Pinckneyville, Carterville, Carmi, Fairfield, Eldorado, Johnston
City, McLeansboro, Christopher, Albion and Rend Lake area.

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.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3857 8765 3829 8784 3826 8799 3816 8791
      3805 8804 3793 8803 3793 8807 3789 8802
      3791 8837 3760 8838 3760 8945 3756 8947
      3769 8951 3782 8968 3796 8959 3822 8959
      3821 8915 3847 8914 3847 8870 3861 8869