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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
827 PM CDT SUN AUG 14 2016

...FLOODING POSSIBLE ALONG THE EMBARRAS RIVER IN A FEW DAYS...

River levels have begun to rise in response to heavy rain that 
occurred on Saturday. Additional heavy rain is expected over the 
next few days, which will likely push the Embarras River over 
its banks on Tuesday.

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 Embarras River at Ste. Marie...the latest stage is 2.1 feet 
at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 19.0 feet. Minor flooding is 
forecast...with a crest of 19.6 feet Tuesday evening...which is 0.6 
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage 
of 19.0 feet Tuesday morning. The river should fall below flood stage
early Wednesday morning. At 19.0 feet...County Highway 9 floods 
between Ste. Marie and Willow Hill.

For the Embarras River at Lawrenceville...the latest stage is 20.4 
feet at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 30.0 feet. Minor flooding is 
forecast...with a crest of 31.5 feet Wednesday evening...which is 1.5
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage 
of 30.0 feet early Wednesday morning. The river should fall below 
flood stage Friday morning. At 33.0 feet...Lumber Mill Road is 
inundated.

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                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Mon    Tue    Wed

Embarras River
 Ste. Marie        19   2.1 Sun 8 PM     2.6   18.3   17.6
 Lawrenceville     30  20.4 Sun 8 PM    24.6   27.1   30.4

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Shimon