Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1056 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016

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

                Kaskaskia River below Carlyle Dam

.This Flood Warning is a result of continued high releases from
Carlyle Dam since the heavy rain event in late December...

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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ILC027-051656-
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/CRLI2.1.ER.160104T2308Z.160107T1445Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1056 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Kaskaskia River below Carlyle Dam
* until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Thursday the stage was 425.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 423.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* The river is forecast to remain steady near 425.9 feet for the
  next 5 days.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     02/05  02/06  02/07  02/08  02/09

Kaskaskia River
  Carlyle TW     423.5   425.88     425.9  425.9  425.9  425.9  425.9

&&


LAT...LON 3862 8936 3861 8933 3851 8937 3849 8942
      3854 8942



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