The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Kaskaskia River at Vandalia
* from Wednesday morning to Friday evening.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late
morning and crest near 19.5 feet by early Thursday morning. The
river is forecast to fall below flood stage by Thursday before
* 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 06/13 06/14 06/15 06/16 06/17
Vandalia 18.0 16.47 17.4 19.4 15.3 8.6 7.1