The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Kaskaskia River at Vandalia
* from Tuesday afternoon to Sunday afternoon.
* At 11:00 AM Monday the stage was 16.1 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 22.4 feet by Wednesday evening. The river
is forecast to fall below flood stage by Saturday afternoon.
* 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 03/27 03/28 03/29 03/30 03/31
Vandalia 18.0 16.10 16.7 21.7 22.1 22.3 20.4