Illinois River sees flood warnings in Peoria, Havana

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PEORIA, Ill. — The Illinois River is expected to see more flooding.

The National Weather Service in Lincoln, Ill. said water levels are set to rise Tuesday, impacting the Peoria and Havana areas. 

The NWS said the stage was 23.6 feet at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday in the Peoria area. It’s expected to rise to 23.7 on Wednesday, 24.0 Thursday and 24.6 on Friday. The flood stage is 18.0 feet.

Water levels will gradually rise up to 25.0 on Friday in the Havana area. 

The river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet by Saturday afternoon in the Peoria area, then begin falling. The NWS said there could be minor property damage by the river. 

The record crest of the Illinois River in Peoria was 29.3 feet in April 2013. 

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