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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 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.

FGUS73 KILX 011645

1145 AM CDT TUE JUL 1 2014

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 Henry...the latest stage is 21.5 feet at 
11 AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 23 feet. Minor flooding is forecast...
with a crest of 23.5 feet Friday evening...which is 0.5 feet above 
flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 23 feet
Thursday afternoon. The river should fall below flood stage Sunday 
evening. At 23 feet...Water begins to affect the marina in Henry 
along with minor flooding of land adjacent to the river.


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6 AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Henry             23  21.5 Tue 11 AM   22.0   22.8   23.4