Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1128 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Missouri...Illinois...

  Mississippi River at Winfield LD25

.This Flood Warning is a result of excessive rainfall that
fell upstream the second half of last week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy rains could cause river levels to rise even higher than
predicted.  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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1128 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Mississippi River at Winfield LD25.
* from Friday morning until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Monday the stage was 24.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will rise above flood stage by late Friday morning and
  crest near 29.6 feet by Tuesday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* Impact:  At 30.0 feet...The Golden Eagle Ferry will likely close
  near this level.  Lakeshore Drive in northern St. Charles County
  becomes impassable near this level.
* Impact:  At 29.3 feet...The following roads in northern St. Charles
  County close near this level:  Peruque Creek Road near Highway 79,
  Dalbow Road near Highway 79, and Firma Road.
* Impact:  At 29.2 feet...Lakeview Road in northeastern St. Charles
  County is closed north of the railroad tracks.  Also, Highway C
  between Highway B and Silvers Road will be closed near this height.
* Impact:  At 29.0 feet...Route 96 at Mozier Landing closes.
* Impact:  At 28.5 feet...Much of County Highways B and C in eastern
  St. Charles County are flooded.
* Impact:  At 27.5 feet...At this stage, Lock and Dam 25 will
  stockpile 200 tons of sand, 12,000 sandbags, and 10,000 square feet
  of polyethyline plastic as a precaution.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Highway B in eastern St.
  Charles County floods near the Dardenne Creek bridge.
* Impact:  At 24.0 feet...Water begins covering Highway C about a half
  mile south of Highway B in St. Charles County.


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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/27  09/28  09/29  09/30  10/01

Mississippi River
  Winfield LD25   26.0   24.51      24.5   24.5   25.1   25.9   27.0


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LAT...LON 3922 9081 3923 9071 3888 9057 3881 9057
      3887 9074



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