WEATHER ALERT

Weather Alerts for Bureau

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
BUREAU

Areas Affected:
Bureau - La Salle - Putnam
Effective: Fri, 5/24 8:51pm Updated: Sat, 5/25 10:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 5/25 10:50am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Illinois...
Illinois River at Morris affecting Grundy County
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...
Illinois River at Ottawa affecting La Salle County
Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle and Putnam
Counties
The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Illinois River at La Salle, or from Starved Rock Lock and Dam
downstream to confluence with Big Bureau Creek.
* until further notice.
* At  745 PM Friday the stage was 25.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by
Sunday evening then begin falling.
&&

Information:
Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
BUREAU

Areas Affected:
Bureau - Hancock - Henderson - Henry - McDonough - Mercer - Putnam - Rock Island - Warren
Effective: Sat, 5/25 4:00pm Updated: Sat, 5/25 10:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 5/26 7:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...More Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Through Tonight...
.Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected late this
afternoon and tonight across northeast Missouri, southeast Iowa
and west central Illinois. This may lead to flash flooding as
area soils are saturated from the numerous rounds of heavy
rainfall the region has experienced over the past week.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Hancock, Henderson,
Henry IL, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren.
In Iowa, Des Moines, Henry IA, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa,
Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and Washington. In northeast
Missouri, Clark and Scotland.
* From 4 PM CDT this afternoon through Sunday morning
* Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible. This may lead
to flash flooding as soils are saturated in the region.
* Flash flooding is possible especially in urban areas and along
small creeks and streams. In addition, the heavy rain may also
lead to further rises on rivers that are already flooding.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.