Jacksonville, IL

4:47 PM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning

Elev 600 ft 39.72 °N, 90.25 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

Heavy Rain
Heavy Rain
46.5 °F
Feels Like 41 °F
N
11.0
Wind Variable Wind from NE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.14 in
Visibility 0.8 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 600 ft
Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 41 °F
Dew Point 46 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 2.66 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 7:53 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KIJX 292135Z AUTO 05032KT 3/4SM +RA BKN006 OVC019 08/07 RMK AO2 T00760072 PNO TSNO
Pressure 29.14 in
Visibility 0.8 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 600 ft
Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 41 °F
Dew Point 46 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 2.66 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 7:53 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KIJX 292135Z AUTO 05032KT 3/4SM +RA BKN006 OVC019 08/07 RMK AO2 T00760072 PNO TSNO

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 4:40 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Scott County in west central Illinois...
Morgan County in west central Illinois...

* until 1045 PM CDT Saturday

* at 439 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain has
has already fallen over Scott and the western half of Morgan
County. Flash flooding is expected in these areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Jacksonville, Winchester, Alexander, Waverly, Meredosia, Bluffs,
Franklin, Murrayville, Woodson, Chapin, Manchester, Alsey, Naples,
Exeter, Literberry, South Jacksonville, Concord, Glasgow, Lynnville
and Sinclair.

This includes Interstate 72 between mile markers 43 and 79.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3974 9062 3981 9059 3983 9057 3987 9058
      3987 9000 3972 8999 3954 8992 3953 8993
      3952 9057 3964 9061 3970 9065


Smith


116 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Meredosia
* from Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Saturday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Monday early
afternoon and continue to rise to near 24.5 feet by Saturday
morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 25.0 feet... Smith Lake Road is flooded south of
Meredosia.
* Impact: at 24.7 feet... County roads 1625e and 1675e begin to flood
northwest of Meredosia.
* Impact: at 24.0 feet... kochs Lane east of Shady Acres begins
flooding.
* Impact: at 23.0 feet... flood fighting activities begin at Big Swan
Lake and dam.
* Impact: at 22.4 feet... Meredosia Lake Road overtopped.
* Impact: at 22.2 feet... low roads in Florence overtopped.
* Impact: at 22.0 feet... cargill company in Florence begins flood
fighting activities. Also, unloading operations are shut down at
the ameren Power Plant.
* Impact: at 21.0 feet... Chambers Road south of Naples floods at
mauvaise terre creek near this level.
* Impact: at 20.0 feet... beach Road just north of Shady Acres floods
near this height.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... city of Meredosia plugs storm sewer outlets.
* Impact: at 17.4 feet... Meredosia boat dock floods.
* Impact: at 13.0 feet... Sunset Beach Road begins flooding about two
miles north of Meredosia near this level.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04

Illinois River
Meredosia 17.0 14.10 14.6 16.4 18.7 20.6 22.3




Lat... Lon 3988 9063 3988 9051 3977 9053 3977 9067







1252 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 1145 am Saturday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.1 feet by
early Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... Coal Creek levee overtops at boat Landing.
Damage begins at Frederick and Browning.



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

Illinois River
Beardstown 14 15.6 Sat 12 PM 15.8 17.6 20.0



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