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Village of Seneca, IL
Thursday May 5th, 2022 :: 08:18 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 01:00PM Wednesday

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Illinois River at La Salle.

* WHEN...Until early Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 22.0 feet, Lower parking lot at Starved Rock State Park is inundated east of La Salle. High water levels begin to impact shipping interests along the river.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Thursday the stage was 20.2 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:45 PM CDT Thursday was 20.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 21.7 feet Sunday evening. It will then fall below flood stage Wednesday morning. - Flood stage is 20.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: BUREAU, IL ... LA SALLE, IL ... PUTNAM, IL

Address/Location
Village of Seneca, IL
340 N Cash St
Seneca, IL 61360

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-357-8726

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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