Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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WGUS83 KLSX 181656
FLSLSX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1156 AM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

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

  Mississippi River at Chester

.This Flood Warning is a result of 3 to 5 inches of precipitation throughout
the basin the past 72 hours...

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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ILC077-157-MOC157-186-191656-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0075.160919T0300Z-160921T0200Z/
/CHSI2.1.ER.160919T0300Z.160919T1200Z.160920T0200Z.NO/
1156 AM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Chester
* from this evening to Tuesday evening.
* At 11:30 AM Sunday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and to
  crest near 27.4 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by tomorrow late evening.
* Impact:  At 27.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Unprotected farmland on right
  bank begins to flood.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/19  09/20  09/21  09/22  09/23

Mississippi River
  Chester         27.0   25.98      27.4   26.4   24.9   23.9   23.4


&&


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



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