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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 221451

951 AM CDT WED JUN 22 2016

This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:

Sangamon 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 Sangamon River at Monticello...the latest stage is 8.6 feet 
at 8 AM Wednesday. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Minor flooding is 
forecast...with a crest of 13.5 feet Friday evening...which is 0.5 
feet above flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage 
of 13.0 feet early Friday morning. The river should fall below flood 
stage early Monday morning. At 13.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural 
areas begins.


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

Sangamon River
 Monticello        13   8.6 Wed 8 AM    11.7   13.2   13.4