Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Missouri...

  Mississippi River at Canton LD20

  Mississippi River at Quincy

  Mississippi River at Quincy LD21

  Mississippi River at Hannibal

  Mississippi River at Saverton LD22

  Mississippi River at Louisiana

  Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24

  Mississippi River at Winfield LD25

  Mississippi River at Grafton

.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across upstream
portions of the basin 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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/CANM7.1.ER.160928T1113Z.161003T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Canton LD20
* until further notice.
* At 8 PM Thursday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 17.6 feet by Sunday evening.
* Impact:  At 17.6 feet...In La Grange, MO, the entrance to Mark Twain
  Casino parking lot begins to flood.  Alternate entrance is used.
  Also, water reaches the base of area levees.
* Impact:  At 17.5 feet...State Highway B, or Business U.S. Highway
  61, is closed from Missouri Highway 16 in Canton to north of Canton
  at the levee flood gate near this level.
* Impact:  At 16.8 feet...Burlington Northern/Sante Fe railroad tracks
  are overtopped.
* Impact:  At 16.6 feet...Front Street leading to the campground and
  RV park floods at this height.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Canton LD20     14.0   15.14      15.5   16.6   17.4   17.6   17.5

&&

LAT...LON 4022 9154 4022 9142 4003 9140 4003 9153

$$

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925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Quincy
* until further notice.
* At  8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 20.5 feet by early Monday
  morning.
* Impact:  At 20.0 feet...The Clat Adams Bicentennial Park, just north
  of the Memorial Bridge, begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 19.5 feet...Garages beneath raised homes along
  Bonansinga Drive will begin flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 19.0 feet...Quincy Parks, including All America, Kesler,
  Sid Simpson, and Bob Bangert Parks north of Broadway, begin
  flooding.
* Impact:  At 18.5 feet...BNSF Railroad main line, 10 to 16 miles
  above Quincy begins to flood at several locations.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Quincy          17.0   17.36      17.7   19.0   20.1   20.5   20.4

&&

LAT...LON 4003 9153 4003 9140 3991 9140 3991 9152

$$

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/QLDI2.1.ER.160930T1800Z.161003T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Quincy LD21
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 8 PM Thursday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow early
  afternoon and crest near 19.4 feet by early Monday morning.
* Impact:  At 17.0 feet...Flood Stage:  Minor flooding begins.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Quincy LD21     17.0   16.47      16.8   17.9   19.0   19.4   19.3

&&

LAT...LON 3991 9152 3991 9140 3983 9135 3983 9148

$$

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925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Hannibal
* until further notice.
* At  8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 19.8 feet by early Monday
  morning.
* Impact:  At 19.0 feet...The Corps of Engineers begins flood fight
  procedures.  At this level, preparations are made to install two
  flood gates at Hill Street and Center Street if the forecast
  exceeds 20.5 feet.
* Impact:  At 18.0 feet...Gate wells are shut down to prevent the
  sewers from backing up.  Also at this level pumps are set to
  standby.
* Impact:  At 18.0 feet...Gate wells are shut down to prevent the
  sewers from backing up.  Also at this level pumps are set to
  standby.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Hannibal        16.0   17.39      17.7   18.5   19.4   19.8   19.7

&&

LAT...LON 3983 9148 3983 9135 3974 9121 3967 9135

$$

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925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Saverton LD22
* until further notice.
* At 8 PM Thursday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 19.5 feet by Monday morning.
* Impact:  At 19.6 feet...The north end of Saverton Road begins to
  flood.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Saverton LD22   16.0   16.24      16.6   17.7   18.9   19.5   19.4

&&

LAT...LON 3967 9135 3974 9121 3970 9114 3952 9097
      3945 9111

$$

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925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Louisiana
* until further notice.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 19.0 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* Impact:  At 17.0 feet...The parking area at the boat house floods.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Louisiana       15.0   16.00      16.3   17.2   18.3   18.9   19.0

&&

LAT...LON 3945 9111 3952 9097 3945 9089 3939 9097

$$

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925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24
* until further notice.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 26.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 29.6 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* Impact:  At 29.0 feet...Water enters the parking lot entrance at the
  Clarksville Riverfront Park.
* Impact:  At 27.2 feet...Silo Park just northwest of Clarksville off
  Highway 79 begins flooding.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Clarksville LD  25.0   26.35      26.6   27.5   28.7   29.5   29.6

&&

LAT...LON 3939 9097 3945 9089 3938 9077 3923 9071
      3922 9081

$$

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/CAGM7.1.ER.160930T1200Z.161005T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Winfield LD25
* from Friday morning until further notice.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning
  and crest near 29.7 feet by Tuesday evening.
* 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 polyethylene plastic as a precaution.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Highway B in eastern St.
  Charles County floods near the Dardenne Creek bridge.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Winfield LD25   26.0   25.52      26.0   26.8   27.9   29.0   29.6

&&

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

$$

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/GRFI2.1.ER.161002T1800Z.161005T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
925 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Grafton
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Sunday early
  afternoon and crest near 19.9 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact:  At 18.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Right bank begins to
  overflow...flooding farmland.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/30  10/01  10/02  10/03  10/04

Mississippi River
  Grafton         18.0   16.74      16.9   17.3   17.8   18.7   19.5

&&

LAT...LON 3881 9057 3888 9057 3899 9046 3895 9028
      3882 9048

$$



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