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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 031559
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 


                  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