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Central Illinois Flood Warning

Thanks to recent rainfall, a melting snowpack, ice jams, and a frozen ground river levels throughout Central Illinois are on the rise.

Below are the River Flood Warnings currently in effect...

Illinois River

Illinois River Near Peoria

  • Until further notice
  • River level at 6:45 PM Monday was 19.5 Feet
  • Flood Stage: 18.0 Feet
  • Forecast: River will slowly rise to 19.7 Feet by Wednesday morning.
  • Impacts: Minor Flooding
    • 18 Feet - Some Flooding Begins To Bottomland Not 
        Protected By Levees 

Illinois River at Ottawa

  • No Flood Warnings

Illinois River at La Salle

  • Continues Until Further Notice
  • River level at 6:45 PM Monday was 23.0 Feet
  • Flood Stage: 20.0 Feet
  • Forecast: The river will fall to 22.4 feet by Wednesday morning.
  • Impacts: Minor Flooding

Illinois River at Henry

  • Until further notice
  • River level at 6:45 PM Monday was 24.3 Feet
  • Flood Stage: 23.0 Feet
  • Forecast: The river will fall to 23.9 feet by Wednesday morning.
  • Impacts: Moderate Flooding. 
    • Water Begins To Affect The Marina In Henry Along With Minor Flooding Of Land Adjacent To The River

Illinois River at Havana

  • Continues until further notice
  • River level at 6:45 PM Monday was 17.8 feet
  • Flood Stage: 14.0 Feet
  • Forecast: River will rise to 18.5 feet by Thursday morning.
  • Impacts: Moderate Flooding. 
    • At 19.5 Feet - Access Road To Anderson Lake North Campground Closed

 

Mackinaw River

Mackinaw River near Congerville

  • No flood warnings

 

Spoon River

Spoon River at London Mills

  • No flood Warnings

Spoon River at Seville

  • No flood warnings

 

Vermilion River

Vermilion River near Pontiac

  • No flood warnings

Vermilion River near Leonore

  • No flood warnings

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