The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Kaskaskia River at Vandalia
* from Tuesday afternoon to Friday morning.
* At 8:30 PM Monday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow early
afternoon and crest near 20.4 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* Impact: At 19.2 feet…State Highway J 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 08/16 08/17 08/18 08/19 08/20
Vandalia 18.0 14.32 16.6 20.2 17.8 7.6 8.2