Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1018 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

  Mississippi River at Saverton LD22

.This Flood Warning is a result of excessive rainfall that fell upstream
the last three days....

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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ILC149-MOC173-260318-
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/SVRM7.2.ER.160929T2100Z.161003T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1018 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Saverton LD22
* from Thursday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday
  afternoon and continue to rise to near 20.4 feet by Sunday evening.
  Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact:  At 19.6 feet...The north end of Saverton Road begins to
  flood.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/25  09/26  09/27  09/28  09/29

Mississippi River
  Saverton LD22   16.0   14.38      14.4   14.3   14.4   14.7   15.6

&&

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

$$



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