The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Kaskaskia River at Vandalia
* from this evening to Wednesday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and
crest near 18.7 feet by tomorrow early afternoon. The river is
forecast to fall below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.
* 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 02/25 02/26 02/27 02/28 03/01
Vandalia 18.0 17.02 18.5 18.3 18.5 16.3 13.8