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 031559 ESFILX ILC147-041559- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL 1059 AM CDT THU APR 3 2014 This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers: Sangamon River... The following river information is based on the observed rainfall over the past 24 hours in addition to the forecast rainfall for today and tonight. 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 7.0 feet at 10 AM Thursday. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast...with a crest of 13.4 feet Saturday evening...which is 0.4 feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 13.0 feet Saturday morning. The river should fall below flood stage Sunday evening. At 13.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural areas begins. && Fld Observed Forecast 6AM Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Sangamon River Monticello 13 7.0 Thu 10 AM 10.6 13.0 13.3 $$