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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 Drought Monitor

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.

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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.

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                  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

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