Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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WGUS83 KLSX 271531
931 AM CST FRI NOV 27 2015

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

  Meramec River near Sullivan

.This Flood Warning is a result of 0.5 to 1 inch/es of precipitation the
past 24 hours and 1 to 1.5 inches forecast in the next 24 hours...


Rainfall heavier than currently 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

Safety message:  Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles
through flooded areas.  The water may be too deep to allow for safe

This product, along with additional weather and stream information,
is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.


931 AM CST FRI NOV 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Meramec River near Sullivan
* from Saturday afternoon to Monday evening.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage late Saturday afternoon...
  crest near 13.5 feet Sunday morning and fall below flood stage Monday.
* Impact:  At 14.0 feet...The main entrance road to the Meramec State Park
  campground begins flooding...blocking access to cabins 1-8...the picnic and
  playground areas, and the Wilderness Trailhead parking lot.  At Onondaga
  Cave State Park...the primary entrance to the campground is closed and the
  secondary entrance is used near this height.
* Impact:  At 13.5 feet...Cave Road begins flooding at Onondaga Cave
  State Park near this height.
* Impact:  At 12.0 feet...The main entrance gate at Onondaga Cave State
  Park begins flooding near this height.  This may eventually force the
  park to use the rear entrance as the primary entrance to the park.
* Impact:  At 11.5 feet...A small bridge in the back of Meramec State
  Park park is flooded, cutting the park in two.  If the river continues
  to rise...park officials will evacuate the campgrounds at this point.
* Impact:  At 11.0 feet...Right Bank begins to overflow flooding wooded areas.
* Impact:  At 6.0 feet...When the river is rising above this height,
  canoe outfitters will generally not rent out canoes or rafts.

                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     11/28  11/29  11/30  12/01  12/02

Meramec River
  Sullivan        11.0    3.70       7.4   13.5   11.7    8.6    6.7


LAT...LON 3800 9120 3806 9125 3829 9109 3840 9090 3837 9082


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