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FEMA Region V SPOT Report - Illinois - Multiple Counties - Tornado

June 16, 2019

SPOT REPORT: Illinois- Tornado-06152019- Update #1

INCIDENT OCCURRENCE DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1447 CDT

INCIDENT REPORT DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1600 CDT

LOCATION: 1 mile south of Gillespie (Macoupin County), Illinois

INCIDENT SUMMARY: Preliminary reports from the Storm Prediction Center indicate the following touch-down(s):

  • Tornado #1 (1447 CDT): The NWS has reported a small tornado 1 mile south of Gillespie, Illinois. No damage has been reported.
  • Tornado #2 (2220 CDT): The NWS has reported a tornado in rural Tazewell County, Illinois. No damage reported.

INCIDENT DETAILS:

  • Injuries/Fatalities. None reported.
  • Evacuations. None reported.
  • Power Outages (DOE). 598 statewide
  • Shelters (ARC). None reported.
  • Damage. None reported.
  • CIKR Impacts. None reported.
  • Other (SPCHPC). n/a

STATE/LOCAL RESPONSE: The Illinois SEOC is at Partial Activation due to ongoing river flooding.

FEDERAL RESPONSE: The FEMA Region V RRCC is at Normal Operations. The RWC is Normal Operations. The RWC will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as required.

SOURCE OF INFORMATIONSPCHPCDOE

 

FEMA SITUATION STATUS UPDATES

INCIDENT REPORT: Illinois- Flooding-05022019- Update #46

 

INCIDENT OCCURRENCE DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 02, 2019, 1200 CDT

 

INCIDENT REPORT DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 16, 2019, 0400 CDT

 

LOCATION: Multiple Counties, Illinois

 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: Heavy rain this spring has resulted in major river flooding across Illinois, especially along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Flood waters have impacted agricultural land, low-lying roads, and localized homes and other structures. The Governor of Illinois issued a disaster proclamation for 34 counties. The Illinois SEOC remains at Partial Activation. On June 4, the Nutwood Levee (Calhoun Co.) breached, with overtopping reported at over 40 locations. No imminent life/safety issues have been identified, and no impacts to critical infrastructure are expected. The FEMA LNO has demobilized from the IL SEOC. There have been no additional requests for FEMA assistance.

 

·      State Disaster Declaration(s): Gubernatorial declaration for 34 counties

·      FEMA WebEOC Incident: R05 Flooding IL 05-02-2019

·      Injuries/Fatalities: 6 injuries reported (IEMA 13JUNE2019)

·      Evacuations: No new evacuations reported in the last 24 hours (SEOC COP 15June2019)

·      Power Outages: No significant outages

·      Shelters: 1 open; 2 occupants (ARC/SEOC COP 15June2019)

·      CIKR and Other Impacts:

  Public Health and Medical: Nothing new to report

  Water and Wastewater Treatment: All facilities are operational.

  Transportation: Numerous local and state roads, bridges, and ferries remain closed

o  Calhoun County: IL DOT closed the Joe Page Bridge due to flooding along IL-100 near Hardin (IEMA)

o  Illinois River: Closures from Liverpool to Grafton (mile marker 128.9 - 10) and on the Mississippi River from Gladstone to St. Louis (410.4-179) and from St. Louis to Chester (179-109).

·      Levee Status Update (USACE): One (1) breached and one (1) overtopped. Several levees continue to have minimal to no freeboard, but overtopping is no longer a concern. (USACE 14June2019)

  Mississippi River Levees:

o  Columbia Levee (Monroe County): Flood fighting ongoing; sand boils continue to develop throughout the area and are being monitored and controlled. Voluntary evacuation issued. (IEMA 13JUNE2019)

o  Harrisonville/Stringtown/Ft. Charles Levee (Monroe and Randolph Counties): Flood fighting ongoing. Holding steady; efforts to control boils were successful; 16 ING supporting. Voluntary were evacuations issued.

o  Prairie Du Rocher/Edgar Lake System (Randolph County): Flood fighting ongoing. Holding steady; efforts to control boils were successful. (IEMA 11JUNE2019)

o  Grand Tower/Degonia Levee (Jackson County): Primary concerns include levee slides, aged gravity dams. Sandbag filling operations are continuing; Levee District is installing requested State provided pumps. (IEMA 13JUNE2019)

o  Big Five Levee (Alexander and Union Counties): Flood fighting is ongoing.

  Illinois River Levees:

o  Bluffdale Farms Levee (Greene County): Overtopped and completely inundated; no anticipated impacts to infrastructure or public safety. (USACE 13JUNE2019)

o  Hardin/Nutwood Levee (Calhoun and Jersey Counties): Breached/Overtopped; Nutwood town levee breached and water began to slowly fill up behind levee. Water has inundated parts of town and three homes have been flooded. (IEMA 13JUNE2019)

 

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Over the next 48 hours, there is a Marginal risk of severe weather across much of southern Illinois. Some storms may bring damaging winds, large hail and isolated flash flooding. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect across central Illinois until 0700 CDT this morning. On Tuesday, non-severe storms may bring heavy rainfall with isolated flash flooding to parts of southern Illinois.

 

RIVER FORECASTS:

  • River Flood Warnings remain in effect for much of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers in addition to other rivers in or bordering the state. These include the Rock, Big Muddy, Kaskaskia, and Ohio Rivers.
  • Mississippi River. Major to Moderate flooding continues from Rock island downstream, with Major Category from Winfield Lock & Dam 25 downstream. River levels continue to slowly fall.
  • Illinois River. Moderate flooding continues at Havana and Beardstown until further notice. The river is in a slow fall at all locations.

 

Illinois River Levees (USACE/IEMA)

County,

State

Location

Freeboard

At Risk

Flood Fight Activity/

Impacts

People

Structures

Property Value

Greene,

Illinois

Eldred/Bluffdale Farms Levee System

Possible Moderate Distress

0.5 to 3.0ft

0

0

$6.11M

Private agricultural levee; no flood-fighting is ongoing. Overtopped at Bluffdale. No anticipated impacts to infrastructure or public safety.

Greene/

Jersey,

Illinois

Nutwood Drainage & Levee District System

Breached/

Overtopped

78

54

$8.9M

6-12-2019: Water has inundated parts of the Village of Nutwood; reported eight homes have been flooded.

6-8-2019: Village of Nutwood issued a vol. evacuation for 60 residents occupying 20 homes due to interior levee breach.

 

Mississippi River Levees (USACE/IEMA)

County,

State

Location

Freeboard

At Risk

Flood Fight Activity/

Impacts

People

Structures

Property Value

Randolph,

Illinois

Prairie du Rocher/

Edgar Lake System

No Distress

3.0ft +

592

355

$54.4M

Sector Engineers continue to monitor.

Jackson,

Illinois

Grand Tower/

Degognia Levee System

No Distress

3.0ft +

1,390

928

$122M

Sector Engineers continue to monitor.

Alexander/

Union,

Illinois

Big Five

Levee District System

Possible Moderate Distress

0.5-3.0ft

1,664

990

$76.89M

Sector Engineers continue to monitor.

Monroe,

Illinois

Harrisonville/

Stringtown/Ft. Chartres Levee System

No Distress

3.0ft +

510

398

$76.8M

 

6-07-2019: Voluntary were evacuations issued.

Sector Engineers continue to monitor.

Monroe,

Illinois

Columbia Drainage & Levee District

No Distress

3.0ft +

116

73

$11M

Flood fighting ongoing; sand boils occurring; sandbags being staged. Voluntary evacuation issued.

 

STATE/LOCAL RESPONSE: The Illinois SEOC remains at Partial Activation (daily; 0800-1700 CDT). A State Unified Area Command (SUAC) is activated in Winchester (Scott County).

·      IEMA has mobilized a Joint Quick Reactionary Task Force in Alexander County to assist with emergency flood fight operations in communities along the Mississippi River. This Task Force will be stationed in East Cape Girardeau 24/7 and will be able to support evacuations, if needed, in the region. IEMA currently has task forces established in Hardin, Jerseyville, Valmeyer and now East Cape Girardeau. (IEMA Press Release 13JUNE2019)

 

FEDERAL RESPONSE: The FEMA Region V RRCC is at Normal Operations. The RWC is at Normal Operations. The RWC will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as required.

 

SOURCE OF INFORMATIONSPCDOE, IEMA, USACE, NWS

 

FEMA Region V Daily Situational Awareness Report (DSAR)

Date: 06-15-2019

 

REGION V OPERATIONS STATUS:

  • RRCC: Normal Operations
  • RWC: Steady-State
  • IMAT: Available
  • DCE: Available
  • LNO: Available

 

REGION V SEOC STATUS:

  • Illinois: Partial Activation (Flooding)
  • Indiana: Normal Operations
  • Michigan Normal Operations
  • Minnesota: Normal Operations
  • Ohio: Normal Operations (Assessment and Monitoring)
  • Wisconsin: Normal Operations

 

NATIONAL TERRORISM ADVISORY SYSTEM (DHS): Bulletin (01/19 - 07/18/2019)

 

NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Nothing significant to report.

 

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER (NWSSPCWPC): 

  • Today: *There have been no significant changes to today’s weather forecast* Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to continue across much of Region V this afternoon and evening, bringing a Marginal to Slight risk of severe weather, and a Marginal to Slight chance of excessive rainfall, to parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Minnesota. Large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornados and flash flooding will all be possible.
  • Tomorrow: Storms are forecast to bring a Marginal risk of damaging winds and large hail to southern Illinois, southern Indiana and Ohio tomorrow. There is also a Marginal to Slight threat of flash flooding forecast for southeastern Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
  • Looking Forward: Marginal risk of severe weather is forecast for far southern Illinois, far southern Indiana and southern Ohio. Damaging wind gusts are expected, along with a Marginal to Slight threat of flash flooding across southeastern Ohio.

 

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK (AHPS)

  • An areal Flood Advisory is in effect for a portion of western Indiana as a result of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Some minor flooding is expected for the area.
  • Flash Flood Watches are scheduled to take effect across central Illinois, most of Indian and most of Ohio later today and stay in effect until Sunday morning. Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected across the area, bringing rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches over a short period to some areas.
  • Flood Warnings remain active along rivers across the Region. Flood waters continue to impact roads, bridges, homes, other structures in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

Mississippi River

County, State

Location

Current

Trend

Crest

Forecast

Notes/Forecasted Impacts

Henderson,Illinois

Burlington

MAJ

MAJ

6/1

MOD

6/16

Flooding of agricultural land

Pike

Illinois

Saverton L&D

MAJ

MAJ

6/1

MOD

6/16

Flooding of agricultural land

Calhoun,Illinois

Clarksville L&D

MAJ

MAJ

6/2

MOD

6/15

Flooding of agricultural land

Calhoun,Illinois

Winfield L&D

MAJ

MAJ

6/3

MOD

6/18

Flooding of agricultural land

Jersey

Illinois

Grafton

MAJ

MAJ

6/6

MOD

6/19

Flooded roads, businesses

Madison,Illinois

Mel Price L&D

MAJ

MAJ

6/6

MOD

6/18

Flooded roads, businesses

St. Clair,Illinois

St. Louis

(East St. Louis)

MAJ

MAJ

6/6

MOD

6/19

Flooded roads, railroad tracks

Randolph,Illinois

Chester

MAJ

MAJ

6/7

MOD

6/21

Flooded roads, businesses, correctional center facilities

Alexander,Illinois

Cape Girardeau

MAJ

MAJ

6/7

MOD

6/21

Flooding of roads, agricultural land

 

Alexander,Illinois

Thebes

MAJ

MAJ

6/11

MOD

6/18

Flooding of roads, businesses and residences

 

 

Illinois River

County, State

River,

Location

Current

Trend

Crest

Forecast

Notes/Forecasted Impacts

Brown,

Illinois

LaGrange

MAJ

MAJ

6/6

MOD

6/15

Flooding of roads, agricultural land

Morgan,

Illinois

Meredosia

MAJ

MAJ

6/6

MOD

6/15

Flooding of roads, agricultural land, buildings; levees overtopped

Scott,

Illinois

Valley City

MAJ

MAJ

6/7

MOD

6/15

*NEW RECORD* Flooding of roads, structures

Calhoun,

Illinois

Hardin

MAJ

MAJ

6/6

MAJ

Flooded roads, businesses, roads, low lying areas

 

Other Rivers in Illinois

County, State

River,

Location

Current

Trend

Crest

Forecast

Notes/Forecasted Impacts

St. Clair,

Illinois

Kaskaskia,

New Athens

MAJ

MAJ

MAJ

Flooded park land, parking

 

FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK (SPCWFAS): Nothing significant to report.

 

PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS: Nothing significant to report.

 

DISASTER DECLARATION REQUESTS AND APPEALS:

  • On June 11, 2019, the Governor of Ohio requested a Major Disaster Declaration as a result of tornadoes, severe storms and flooding during the period of May 27-29, 2019. The Governor is requesting Individual Assistance for 10 counties and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The request is in process.
  • On June 10, 2019, the Governor of Michigan requested a Major Disaster Declaration as a result of a severe flooding due to heavy rainfall on April 30, 2019. The Governor is requesting Individual Assistance for one (1) county, and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The Request is in progress.

 

DISASTER DECLARATIONS:

  • FEMA-4424-DR-OH: On April 8, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Ohio as a result of flooding, landslides and severe storms during the period of February 5-13, 2019. It provides Public Assistance for 20 counties as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

  Amendment #1: On April 30, 2019, one (1) county added for Public Assistance.

  • FEMA-4414-DR-MN: On February 1, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe storms and flooding during the period of October 9-11, 2018. It provides Public Assistance for one (1) county, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.
  • FEMA-4402-DR-WI: On October 18, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Wisconsin as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, flooding and landslides during the period August 17- September 14. It provides Individual Assistance for eight (8) counties and Public Assistance for fourteen (14), as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

  Amendment #1: On November 1, 2018, one county added for Individual Assistance.

  • FEMA-4390-DR-MN: On September 5, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period June 15-July 11. It provides Public Assistance for twenty-seven (27) counties and three (3) tribal governments, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

  Amendment #1: On November 2, 2018, incident period extended to July 12.

  Amendment #2: On November 2, 2018, one (1) county added for Public Assistance.

  • FEMA-4383-DR-WI: On August 10, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Wisconsin for severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred during the period of June 15-19, 2018. It provides PA for six (6) counties and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

  Amendment #1: On September 7, 2018, FCO was changed to Steven Johnson.

  • FEMA-4442-DR-MN: On June 12, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe winter storm, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of March 12 – April 28, 2019. It provides Public Assistance for fifty (50) counties and five (5) tribal governments, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.