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 011645 ESFILX ILC123-155-021645- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL 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 $$ 07