The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Kaskaskia River at Vandalia
* from this afternoon to Thursday afternoon.
* At 9:00 AM Monday the stage was 15.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
and crest near 21.2 feet by tomorrow early afternoon. The river
will fall below flood stage by Wednesday early afternoon.
* Impact: At 19.2 feet…State Highway 51 just east of County Road 206
begins to flood near this height.
* Impact: At 18.0 feet…Flood Stage. Minor flooding begins.
Unprotected farmland begins to flood.
Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 04/12 04/13 04/14 04/15 04/16
Vandalia 18.0 15.76 21.0 19.3 15.7 12.6 10.8