The Flood Warning continues for The Illinois River near Peoria. * Until Saturday afternoon. * At 645 PM Thursday the stage was 18.5 feet. * Flood stage is 18.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Saturday morning. * Impact...At 18.0 feet...Some flooding begins to bottomland not protected by levees.