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 221451 ESFILX ILC147-231451- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL 951 AM CDT WED JUN 22 2016 This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers: Sangamon 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 Sangamon River at Monticello...the latest stage is 8.6 feet at 8 AM Wednesday. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast...with a crest of 13.5 feet Friday evening...which is 0.5 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 13.0 feet early Friday morning. The river should fall below flood stage early Monday morning. At 13.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural areas begins. && Fld Observed Forecast 6AM Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Sangamon River Monticello 13 8.6 Wed 8 AM 11.7 13.2 13.4 $$