Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
932 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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


               The La Moine River at
                  ...Ripley


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


The National Weather Service will continue to monitor this 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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

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ILC009-171432-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0090.000000T0000Z-140917T2212Z/
/RIPI2.2.ER.140910T1304Z.140911T1400Z.140916T2212Z.NO/
932 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the La Moine River at Ripley
* At 8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: The river will fall below flood stage later today.
* Impact: At 23.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins.
  Cropland is flooded below the gauge near the LaGrange Lock Rd bridge.
* Impact:  At 22.0 feet...Farmland flooding and rural damages begin.


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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/17  09/18  09/19  09/20  09/21

La Moine River
  Ripley          22.0   23.03      18.5   12.7   10.4    8.8    7.4


&&


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



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