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Albany, IL

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Flood Statement

Issued at 20:24 Monday 16 January 2017
Summary

.Ice jam activity is resulting in flooding along the Rock River
and portions of the Mississippi River near Burlington. Rising
temperatures and precipitation over the next several days are
expected to break up the ice jams, allowing these rivers to return
to more typical open water levels. Runoff from rainfall Monday, as
well as forecast rainfall later this week, are expected to keep the
Rock River at Joslin above flood stage well into next weekend.

River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 48 hours.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an
alternate route. Turn around, don't drown.The Flood Warning continues for
The Rock River near Joslin.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:45 PM Monday the stage was 12.1 feet...and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...Rise to 13.2 feet Thursday evening...then begin falling.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flooding of unprotected agricultural land
occurs. Water also affects Lundeens Landing Campground.

Issued by National Weather Service

Dense Fog Advisory

Issued at 02:47 Tuesday 17 January 2017
Summary

.DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. EXPECT VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE
TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES...WITH PERIODS OF IMPROVING CONDITIONS
DURING SHOWERS. SLOW DOWN AND USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS WHEN
TRAVELING OVERNIGHT.* VISIBILITIES...FREQUENTLY BELOW 1/4 MILE...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
PERIODS OF IMPROVING CONDITIONS DURING SHOWERS.

* TIMING...OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES IMPROVING FROM WEST TO EAST
BETWEEN 7 AND 10 AM.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS WHEN VISIBILITY FALLS
RAPIDLY. PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND DRIVE WITH
CAUTION.

Issued by National Weather Service



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