Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Calhoun; Greene; Jersey

NWS Saint Louis (Eastern Missouri and West Central Illinois)

...The flood warning continues for the following river in Illinois... Illinois River at Hardin River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. The Flood Warning continues for the Illinois River at Hardin

* until Wednesday morning.

* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 25.9 feet.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* The river is forecast to continue rising to near feet by after midnight tonight, then fall below flood stage Tuesday morning. && Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 07/21 07/22 07/23 07/24 07/25 Illinois River Hardin 25.0 25.86 25.8 25.4 25.0 24.6 24.2 &&

Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. This product, along with additional weather and stream information, is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.