Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1052 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a flood
warning for the following river in Missouri and Illinois...


  Mississippi River at

      Chester


.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across northern
portions of the basin in addition to rises due inflow from the Missouri
River upstream...


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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1052 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Mississippi River at Chester
* From Tuesday morning to Friday evening.
* At 10:30 AM Sunday the stage was 22.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage Tuesday morning
  and crest near 28.6 feet Thursday morning.
* 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.
* Impact:  At 25.0 feet...Degognia Fountain Bluff Levee gates are
  closed.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     05/30  05/31  06/01  06/02  06/03

Mississippi River
  Chester         27.0   22.91      25.0   26.9   28.1   28.6   27.9


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



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