National Weather Service

Flood Potential Outlook
NWS Homepage
This page is being discontinued on March 12, 2014.
The same data is available at this site. Please update your bookmarks.
Thank you, and we apologize for the inconvenience.
Please send an email to with any concerns.

Current Version
Previous Version:    01  02  
FGUS73 KILX 011645

1145 AM CDT TUE JUL 1 2014

This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers:

Illinois River...

The following river information is based on future predicted
rainfall. The exact amount, intensity, timing, and location of the
rain that will occur is still uncertain. These outlook stages are
provided to show what may be expected if the forecast precipitation
occurs. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a
flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes.

For the Illinois River at Henry...the latest stage is 21.5 feet at
11 AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 23 feet. Minor flooding is forecast...
with a crest of 23.5 feet Friday evening...which is 0.5 feet above
flood stage. The river should rise above the flood stage of 23 feet
Thursday afternoon. The river should fall below flood stage Sunday
evening. At 23 feet...Water begins to affect the marina in Henry
along with minor flooding of land adjacent to the river.


                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 6 AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri

Illinois River
 Henry             23  21.5 Tue 11 AM   22.0   22.8   23.4



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE