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Spanish Daily Journal
     February 4, 2019      #25-35 sdj 0
 
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Flood warning remains in effect until Thursday

A flood warning for the Kankakee River remains in effect until Thursday.

The warning covers the river from Shelby, Ind. to Wilmington.

The river has been at or in moderate flooding since Jan. 26 due to ice jams that have formed, including a seven-mile stretch east and west of Wilmington.

The National Weather Service at Chicago said Sunday night the river stage was at 5.7 feet and ice affected a Momence. Flood stage is 5 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

The river was expected to continue rising to near 5.9 ...

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