Weather for Bloomington, Illinois
Lat: 40.48N, Lon: 88.97W
Wx Zone: ILZ038 CWA Used: ILX
Illinois Drought Monitor
The Illinois Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Illinois land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Illinois Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS73 KILX 101645 ESFILX ILC009-017-057-125-137-169-111645- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL 1145 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015 This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers: Illinois River... The following river information is based on future predicted rainfall. The exact amount, intensity, timing, and location of the rain that will occur is still uncertain. These outlook stages are provided to show what may be expected if the forecast precipitation occurs. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes. For the Illinois River at Havana...the latest stage is 11.9 feet at 11 AM Sunday. Flood stage is 14 feet. Minor flooding is forecast... with a crest of 14.7 feet Saturday evening...which is 0.7 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 14 feet Thursday evening. At 14 feet...Minor flooding begins to agricultural areas not protected by levees. For the Illinois River at Beardstown...the latest stage is 11.4 feet at 11 AM Sunday. Flood stage is 14 feet. Minor flooding is forecast...with a crest of 15.4 feet Sunday afternoon...which is 1.4 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 14 feet early Thursday morning. At 14.4 feet...Seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek Drainage and Levee District. && Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Illinois River Havana 14 11.9 Sun 11 AM 12.2 12.7 13.3 Beardstown 14 11.4 Sun 11 AM 11.9 12.7 13.4 $$ 07