The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Illinois River at La Salle.
* From late tonight to Thursday evening.
* At 1045 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Wednesday and continue
to rise to near 20.7 feet by Wednesday evening.The river will fall
below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Low lying agricultural areas from 6 miles
upstream to 12 miles downstream are flooded.