Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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WGUS83 KLSX 311601
FLSLSX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1101 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Missouri...

  Mississippi River at Chester

.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across the basin
last week...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The National Weather Service will monitor this developing
situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts
change.

Safety message:  Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles
through flooded areas.  The water may be too deep to allow for safe
passage.

This product, along with additional weather and stream information,
is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

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/CHSI2.1.ER.160531T1800Z.160601T1800Z.160603T1800Z.NO/
1101 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Chester
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 26.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
  and to crest near 27.7 feet by tomorrow early afternoon. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Friday early afternoon.
* Impact:  At 28.0 feet...Unleveed islands near Chester and the prison
  farm floods.
* Impact:  At 27.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Unprotected farmland on right
  bank begins to flood.


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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/01  06/02  06/03  06/04  06/05

Mississippi River
  Chester         27.0   26.82      27.6   27.6   27.1   26.2   24.6


&&


LAT...LON 3826 9043 3826 9030 3769 8935 3769 8959
      3787 9003



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