Bismarck, IL (61814)

2:52 PM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Vermilion County | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 696 ft 40.20 °N, 87.60 °W | Updated 17 minutes ago

Rain
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65 °F
Feels Like 65 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from South

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Overcast 9000 ft
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 1.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 7:44 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KDNV 301935Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM -RA SCT008 BKN070 OVC090 18/18 A2973 RMK AO2 T01820176
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Overcast 9000 ft
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 1.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 7:44 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KDNV 301935Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM -RA SCT008 BKN070 OVC090 18/18 A2973 RMK AO2 T01820176

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:02 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Coles County in east central Illinois...
Lawrence County in southeastern Illinois...
Crawford County in east central Illinois...
Edgar County in east central Illinois...
Moultrie County in central Illinois...
Clark County in east central Illinois...
Richland County in southeastern Illinois...
Cumberland County in east central Illinois...
Clay County in south central Illinois...
Douglas County in east central Illinois...
Effingham County in south central Illinois...
Jasper County in southeastern Illinois...
Shelby County in central Illinois...
southern Vermilion County in east central Illinois...
southern Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* until midnight CDT Monday

* at 1158 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Rainfall amounts up to 5 inches of rain have fallen the
past few days, with an additional inch or two likely today. Law
enforcement indicates areas of ongoing flooding from the previous
rainfall, which will be worsened by additional rain.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Danville, Charleston, Mattoon, Vincennes, Effingham, Olney, Paris,
Robinson, Flora, Shelbyville, Tuscola, Sullivan, Lawrenceville,
Marshall, Newton, Toledo, Savoy, St. Joseph, Georgetown and Tolono.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 57 between mile markers 143 and 228.
Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 154.
Interstate 74 between mile markers 195 and 220.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3861 8869 3891 8870 3891 8881 3922 8880
      3922 8914 3935 8914 3935 8902 3965 8902
      3966 8881 3979 8875 3979 8846 3998 8846
      4026 8753 3937 8753 3931 8762 3922 8757
      3914 8766 3896 8751 3869 8752 3857 8765


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952 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Vermilion river near Danville.
* From Sunday evening until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 845 PM Saturday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening, and continue
to rise to near 23.0 feet by Monday evening. The river will fall
below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, minor flooding begins to some secondary
roads and agricultural land not protected by levees.



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

Vermilion river
Danville 18 6.7 Sat 9 PM 11.0 22.4 21.9



Lat... Lon 4015 8776 4015 8760 4001 8744 3990 8744
      4008 8763 4008 8776


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:45 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast
Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following
areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon,
Mason, McLean, Menard, Piatt, Shelby, Tazewell, and Woodford.
In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland,
Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast
Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and
Richland. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan, and Scott.

* Through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through this evening.
Around another 1 inch of rain is expected by midnight tonight,
with locally 1 to 2 inch amounts from heavier rains in
stronger thunderstorms. The threat of heavy rain will diminish
with passage of a cold front during mid evening, but runoff
from heavy rains will likely continue through tonight.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.