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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
957 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:

Embarras River...Vermilion 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 Embarras River at Ste. Marie...the latest stage is 10.3 feet 
at 10 PM Thursday. Flood stage is 19.0 feet. Moderate flooding is 
forecast...with a crest of 22.5 feet Sunday evening...which is 3.5 
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage 
of 19.0 feet early Sunday morning. The river should fall below flood 
stage Wednesday evening. At 21.0 feet...Water overtops a few private 
levees in the Ste. Marie area.

For the Embarras River at Lawrenceville...the latest stage is 21.0 
feet at 9 PM Thursday. Flood stage is 30.0 feet. Minor flooding is 
forecast...with a crest of 36.0 feet Tuesday morning...which is 6.0 
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage 
of 30.0 feet Sunday afternoon. At 36.0 feet...Billet-Vincennes River 
road is inundated.

For the Vermilion River near Danville...the latest stage is 5.0 feet 
at 10 PM Thursday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Moderate flooding is 
forecast...with a crest of 25.0 feet Sunday afternoon...which is 7.0 
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage 
of 18.0 feet early Sunday morning. The river should fall below flood 
stage early Tuesday morning. At 26.0 feet...Flooding begins 
downstream in Eugene and Cayuga Indiana.

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                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Fri    Sat    Sun

Embarras River
 Ste. Marie        19  10.3 Thu 10 PM    9.6    8.1   20.0
 Lawrenceville     30  21.0 Thu 9 PM    24.0   25.7   28.4

Vermilion River
 Danville          18   5.0 Thu 10 PM    4.8    5.2   23.9

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