The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Illinois River at La Salle.
* From late tonight to late Tuesday night.
* At 6:45 PM CDT Monday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The river is expected to rise above flood stage just
after midnight tonight to a crest of 20.3 feet tomorrow morning.
It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow evening.
* Impact…At 20.0 feet, Agricultural areas in La Salle, Spring
Valley, and Peru lowlands are flooded.
* Flood History…This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.9
feet on 07/05/2019.
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