Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
913 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

  La Moine River at Ripley

.This Flood Warning is a result of around 2 inches of precipitation the
past 24 hours and around 2 inches forecast in the next 48 hours...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Rainfall heavier than forecast 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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ILC009-010213-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0080.170430T0600Z-170507T0738Z/
/RIPI2.2.ER.170430T0600Z.170504T0600Z.170506T0738Z.NO/
913 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the La Moine River at Ripley
* from early Sunday morning to Sunday May 7.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 22.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by after midnight
  tonight and to crest near 26.2 feet by early Thursday morning. The
  river is forecast to fall below flood stage by early Saturday
  morning.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Extensive pasture flooding downstream of the
  gauge along Highway 103 east of U.S. Highway 24.
* Impact:  At 24.5 feet...County Road 1600E (Levy Road) is closed just
  west of LaGrange Lock Road.
* Impact:  At 24.0 feet...Township road, downstream of the gage on the
  right bank, begins to flood.
* Impact:  At 23.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins.  Extensive
  cropland is flooded below the gauge near the LaGrange Lock Road
  bridge.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

La Moine River
  Ripley          22.0   21.98      22.7   24.1   24.2   25.6   26.2

&&

LAT...LON 4013 9074 4013 9068 4000 9051 3996 9052
      3998 9064

$$



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