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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

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

  Mississippi River at Canton LD20
  Quincy
  Quincy LD21
  Hannibal
  Saverton LD22
  Louisiana
  Clarksville LD24
  Winfield LD25
  Grafton
  Alton LD26
  St Louis
  Chester

.This flood warning is a result of recent heavy rain...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Canton LD20
* At  6:00 AM Monday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Thursday afternoon.
* Impact:  At 14.0 feet...Both banks begin to overflow.  Minor damages
  begin.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Canton LD20     14.0   16.14      15.3   14.9   14.1   13.5   12.9


&&


LAT...LON 4022 9154 4022 9142 4003 9140 4003 9153




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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Quincy
* At 12:15 PM Monday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday before midnight.
* Impact:  At 21.1 feet...In LaGrange, the entrance to a parking lot
  at the Mark Twain Casino begins to flood.
* Impact:  At 20.0 feet...The Clat Adams Bicentennial Park, just north
  of the Memorial Bridge, begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 19.5 feet...Garages beneath raised homes along
  Bonansinga Drive will begin flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 19.0 feet...Quincy Parks, including All America, Kesler,
  Sid Simpson, and Bob Bangert Parks north of Broadway, begin
  flooding.
* Impact:  At 18.5 feet...Urban damage (one basement) begins in north
  LaGrange.  CB&Q Railroad main line, 10 to 16 miles above Quincy
  begins to flood at several locations.



&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Quincy          17.0   21.05      20.1   19.2   17.7   16.6   15.7


&&


LAT...LON 4003 9153 4003 9140 3991 9140 3991 9152




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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Quincy LD21
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 21.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact:  At 17.0 feet...Flood Stage:  Minor flooding begins.
* Impact:  At 14.0 feet...Unprotected bottomlands flood.
* Impact:  At 12.3 feet...This is the upper limit of the target pool
  level at Lock and Dam 21.
* Impact:  At 12.2 feet...This is the target pool level for navigation
  at Lock & Dam 21.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Quincy LD21     17.0   21.23      19.4   18.3   17.2   16.5   15.8


&&


LAT...LON 3991 9152 3991 9140 3983 9135 3983 9148




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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Hannibal
* At 12:15 PM Monday the stage was 22.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday morning.
* Impact:  At 23.0 feet...Area south of Collier Street and along
  Sycamore Street outside the Hannibal flood wall floods.
* Impact:  At 22.5 feet...The Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks running
  east and west flood.
* Impact:  At 22.0 feet...BNSF tracks just south of Hannibal are
  flooded.
* Impact:  At 21.5 feet...At this height, water will reach the base of
  the remaining three flood gates on Broadway Avenue and Main Street,
  so these gates should already be installed and locked down.
* Impact:  At 20.5 feet...The Burlington Northern/Sante Fe railroad
  tracks running North and South and the railroad yards begin to
  flood.  At this height, water reaches the base of the two flood
  gates at Hill Street and Center Steet, so these gates should
  already be installed and locked down.  Also at this level,
  preparations are made to install the remaining 3 flood gates on
  Broadway Avenue and Main Street if the forecast reaches 21.5 feet.
* Impact:  At 20.2 feet...Nipper Park begins flooding on the Hannibal
  riverfront.
* Impact:  At 19.0 feet...The Corps of Engineers begins flood fight
  proceedures.  At this level, preparations are made to install two
  flood gates at Hill Street and Center Street if the forecast
  exceeds 20.5 feet.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Hannibal        16.0   22.64      22.1   21.7   20.7   19.4   18.2


&&


LAT...LON 3983 9148 3983 9135 3974 9121 3967 9135




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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Saverton LD22
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday afternoon.
* Impact:  At 21.4 feet...Near this level, the lock is closed to
  navigation.  This level will vary with circumstance.  Also, BNSF
  railroad tracks just south of Hannibal are flooded.
* Impact:  At 19.6 feet...The north end of Saverton Road begins to
  flood.



&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Saverton LD22   16.0   22.28      21.3   21.0   19.8   18.3   16.7


&&


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



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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Louisiana
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 22.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood
  stage Sunday before midnight.
* Impact:  At 21.7 feet...Floodgates are installed at the city sewage
  treatment facility.
* Impact:  At 21.5 feet...Water encroaches both shoulders of State
  Highway 79 about one half mile south of Louisiana at the Junction
  of county road D.  Also at this level low sections highway 79 in
  Louisiana are flooded.  Motorists are detoured onto side streets.
  A business at the SW corner of Highway 79 and Alabama begins
  flooding.
* Impact:  At 21.3 feet...Highway 79 near Alabama Street at Gladney`s
  car lot is closed.
* Impact:  At 21.0 feet...Highway 79 begins flooding near 3rd Street
  on the south side of Louisiana.
* Impact:  At 20.2 feet...Maryland Street at 4th Street and Illinois
  Street between Main and Highway 79 begin flooding.
* Impact:  At 20.0 feet...Highway 79 starts flooding at Delaware
  Street and Alabama Street.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Louisiana       15.0   22.16      21.4   21.0   20.1   18.8   17.5


&&


LAT...LON 3945 9111 3952 9097 3945 9089 3939 9097




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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 33.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  next Monday morning.
* Impact:  At 33.0 feet...Clarksville city businesses from 1st Street
  to 3rd Street begin to flood.
* Impact:  At 32.8 feet...IL route 96 from near Mozier to County Road
  2 inundated and closed near this height.
* Impact:  At 32.3 feet...Route N is closed between Route D and
  Highway 79.
* Impact:  At 32.0 feet...Front Street begins to flood.
* Impact:  At 31.5 feet...Burlington Northern SF railroad tracks begin
  to flood.  Also, Highway 79 closes one mile south of Clarksville.
* Impact:  At 31.0 feet...The Clarksville Boat Club, south of Lock &
  Dam 24, begins to flood.  First Street begins flooding.  In
  Hamburg, Illinois, Water Street floods.
* Impact:  At 30.0 feet...East bank (Illinois side) begins to flood.
  Highway 79 one mile south of Clarksville begins to flood.
* Impact:  At 29.0 feet...Water enters the parking lot entrance at the
  Clarksville Riverfront Park.
* Impact:  At 27.2 feet...Silo Park just northwest of Clarksville off
  Highway 79 begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 25.5 feet...State Route P east of Elsberry begins
  flooding just east of the levee.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Clarksville LD  25.0   33.03      32.3   31.7   30.9   29.6   28.1


&&


LAT...LON 3939 9097 3945 9089 3938 9077 3923 9071
      3922 9081



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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Winfield LD25
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 34.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river is near crest and will begin falling tonight.
  The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* Impact:  At 34.0 feet...This is the level of the levee protection
  for Winfield.
* Impact:  At 33.5 feet...Near this height, the office building and
  storage building of Kimaterials, a sand and gravel company on
  Highway 79 between Winfield and Old Monroe, begins flooding.  Also,
  the Corps has not kept Lock 25 open above this height.
* Impact:  At 32.9 feet...Route N is closed from Highway 79 at
  Winfield to where state maintenance ends.
* Impact:  At 30.0 feet...The Golden Eagle Ferry will likely close
  near this level.  Lakeshore Drive in northern St. Charles County
  becomes impassable near this level.
* Impact:  At 29.3 feet...The following roads in northern St. Charles
  County close near this level:  Peruque Creek Road near Highway 79,
  Dalbow Road near Highway 79, and Firma Road.
* Impact:  At 29.2 feet...Lakeview Road in northeastern St. Charles
  County is closed north of the railroad tracks.  Also, Highway C
  between Highway B and Silvers Road will be closed near this height.
* Impact:  At 29.0 feet...Route 96 at Mozier Landing closes.
* Impact:  At 28.5 feet...Much of County Highways B and C in eastern
  St. Charles County are flooded.
* Impact:  At 27.5 feet...At this stage, Lock and Dam 25 will
  stockpile 200 tons of sand, 12,000 sandbags, and 10,000 square feet
  of polyethyline plastic as a precaution.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Highway B in eastern St.
  Charles County floods near the Dardenne Creek bridge.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Winfield LD25   26.0   34.36      34.1   33.4   32.7   31.8   30.6


&&


LAT...LON 3922 9081 3923 9071 3888 9057 3881 9057
      3887 9074



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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Grafton
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 29.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 29.5 feet
  overnight then begin falling.
* Impact:  At 29.1 feet...Water reaches Main at Church Street.
* Impact:  At 29.0 feet...Route 100 between Grafton and Alton at
  Clifton Terrace is flooded near this height.
* Impact:  At 28.8 feet...Water begins entering the north hangars at
  Smartt Field.
* Impact:  At 28.5 feet...Water begins entering the ramps on the north
  end of Smartt Field as the northwest and northeast corners are
  already flooded.
* Impact:  At 28.4 feet...Water reaches Main Street at the Vistors
  Center
* Impact:  At 28.3 feet...Intersection at Main (Route 100) & Route 3
  is closed.  Also at this level the Northeast Corner of Smartt
  Airfield begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 28.0 feet...Agricultural levee north of Highway 370 is
  overtopped, flooding a St. Peters recreational area around a lake
  near 370 and Truman.
* Impact:  At 27.6 feet...Beasley`s Fish Market at Main & Overmeyer
  floods.
* Impact:  At 27.5 feet...The intersection at Main Street and Dagget
  Hollow begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 26.5 feet...At this height the entrance to the Illinois
  Youth Center at Pere Marquette State Park becomes flooded, forcing
  the evacuation of those staying there.
* Impact:  At 26.4 feet...Residential flooding in Grafton occurs.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Water distribution system begins to flood so
  emergency measures begin.
* Impact:  At 25.6 feet...Car Wash at Main & Sycamore floods.
* Impact:  At 25.5 feet...Brussels Ferry closes near this height.
  O`Jan`s Fish Stand in Grafton closes near this height.
* Impact:  At 25.2 feet...The intersection at Main Street and Canal
  Street begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 24.9 feet...Water reaches the intersection of Main St.
  and Edwards St.
* Impact:  At 24.7 feet...City of Grafton begins to detour traffic
  along Route 100 (Main Street) at Evans Street.  Also at this level
  the Catholic Church parking lot at Main & Evans begins flooding.
  This represents the lowest point on Main Street in Grafton.
* Impact:  At 24.0 feet...Roads within Chataqua and Elsah begin
  flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 23.4 feet...Huster Road and South Shore Drive, both at
  the entrance to the South Shore subdivision in eastern St. Charles
  County, are closed near this level.
* Impact:  At 22.5 feet...East end of Main Street in Portage des Sioux
  begins flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 21.9 feet...In northern St. Charles County, Wilson Road
  at Washeon Road, and Grafton Ferry Road and Sherwood Harbor Road
  north of Smartt Field are closed.  West of Portage des Sioux, Sioux
  Drive is also closed at this height.
* Impact:  At 21.5 feet...In Portage des Sioux, MO, Le Sieur Street
  leading to the Marina and to Our Lady of the River Statue is
  flooded.
* Impact:  At 21.0 feet...Water begins flooding the floor at the
  Palisades Marina in Portage Des Sioux.  Access to homes along North
  Shore Drive in eastern St. Charles County becomes cut off near this
  height.
* Impact:  At 18.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Right bank begins to
  overflow...flooding farmland.
* Impact:  At 16.2 feet...For navigational purposes through Alton Lock
  and Dam control, the Corps will not allow the river to exceed this
  level, if at all possible.  Above this level, water inundates land
  not owned by the USACE.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Grafton         18.0   29.26      29.5   29.5   29.5   29.1   28.3


&&


LAT...LON 3881 9057 3888 9057 3899 9046 3895 9028
      3882 9048



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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Mel Price Lock & Dam
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 31.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 31.8 feet by this
  evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact:  At 31.5 feet...Commercial basements in Alton begin to flood
  within a foot of this height.
* Impact:  At 30.5 feet...Bloch Marine Service at the Harbor Point
  Yacht Club begins flooding within a foot of this level.
* Impact:  At 29.9 feet...Route 100 at Alton closes within a foot of
  this height.  Also at this level the north and south Wood River
  Levee structures are closed.
* Impact:  At 29.5 feet...The southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 67 will
  flood within a foot of this level.  Southbound traffic will have to
  be diverted onto the northbound lanes.
* Impact:  At 29.3 feet...The North Wood River Levee must be closed at
  this level.
* Impact:  At 28.8 feet...When the Missouri River is near 27 feet,
  Highway 100 will begin flooding at Clifton Terrace Street near this
  height.
* Impact:  At 28.5 feet...The South Wood River Levee must be closed at
  this level.
* Impact:  At 26.5 feet...Yachtview Drive begins flooding along the
  entrance to Harbor Point Yacht Club within a foot of this height.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Within a foot of this height, outer road US
  67 between Riverlands Way and the Lincoln Shields Access Road will
  close due to flooding.
* Impact:  At 25.0 feet...Highway 94 and the east end of Harbor Point
  Road off of Highway 94 north of West Alton begin flooding within a
  foot or so of this height.  Also, the access road to the Lincoln
  Shields area off Highway 67 just west of the Clark bridge begins
  flooding.
* Impact:  At 24.0 feet...Alta Villa Road off of Highway 94 north of
  West Alton is closed within a foot of this height.
* Impact:  At 23.0 feet...Dresser Island Drive floods within a foot of
  this level.
* Impact:  At 21.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Minor flooding begins to occur
  at this level.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Mel Price Lock  21.0   31.72      31.8   31.4   30.2   28.3   26.6


&&


LAT...LON 3891 9033 3895 9028 3883 9003 3881 9017
      3886 9017



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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at St. Louis
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 37.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 38.1 feet overnight.
  The river will fall below flood stage Monday morning.
* Impact:  At 38.5 feet...Nellie Avenue, south of Lemay Ferry Road
  along River des Peres, begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 38.0 feet...The U.S. Coast Guard will consider closing
  the St. Louis harbor to navigation above this level.  Four more
  floodgates are closed at Prairie Avenue, Madison Avenue, Mullanphy
  Street, and the railroad bed near Lesparance Street.
* Impact:  At 37.5 feet...Highway 61/67 south of Pevely begin flooding
  at the Joachim Creek bridge.
* Impact:  At 37.0 feet...Three more floodgates are closed at this
  level:  the Missouri Illinois Sand Company gate in south St. Louis,
  the City of St. Louis railroad gate, and a double gate at East
  Grand in north St. Louis.
* Impact:  At 35.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins.  The floodgates at
  Gratiot Road railroad and Choteau Street are closed.
* Impact:  At 34.0 feet...Floodgates at Convent Street railroad and
  Rutger Street are closed.
* Impact:  At 33.0 feet...Floodgates at the Rutger Street railroad and
  at Miller Street are closed.
* Impact:  At 32.0 feet...Flood panels at Carr Street and Poplar
  Street are installed.
* Impact:  At 31.9 feet...The entrance to the parking garage just
  north of Eads bridge begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 31.7 feet...Leonor K. Sullivan Bouelvard begins flooding
  at this level in front of the Arch.
* Impact:  At 30.0 feet...Floodwall at Lacledes Landing is closed.
* Impact:  At 18.5 feet...Riverfront parking east of Leonor K.
  Sullivan Boulevard begins flooding.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  St. Louis       30.0   37.45      38.0   38.0   37.0   35.5   33.7


&&


LAT...LON 3881 9017 3883 9004 3826 9030 3826 9043
      3873 9024



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114 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Chester
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 38.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 40.0 feet by
  Wednesday evening then begin falling.
* Impact:  At 40.0 feet...***MAJOR FLOOD LEVEL***  A hunting lodge
  near the mouth of the Kaskaskia River begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 39.0 feet...Railroad tracks in St. Mary, Missouri begin
  flooding.
* Impact:  At 38.7 feet...Illinois State Highway 155 at Prairie du
  Rocher begins flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 38.5 feet...Illinois Route 3 at Rockwood and Missouri
  Highway J just west of Highway 61 between Ste. Genevieve and St.
  Marys begin flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 38.4 feet...At this level IL Route 3 at levee east of
  Cora inundated.
* Impact:  At 38.1 feet...Near this level, Illinois Route 3 near the
  Mary`s River bridge is closed.
* Impact:  At 37.5 feet...The southbound lane on Kaskaskia Street and
  the south parking lot at Menard Correctional Center begins
  flooding.
* Impact:  At 37.0 feet...Union Pacific property along Water Street
  begins to flood.
* Impact:  At 36.5 feet...Chester water intake house is flooded...
  damage begins to occur to 4 homes and administration buildings at
  Menard State Prison.  Prairie DuRocher pump station damaged and
  road to Kaskaskia Lock inundated.
* Impact:  At 36.0 feet...Chester water works pumphouse is threatened
  by flood waters.  Highway 61 is closed at the bend at St. Marys and
  a detour is set up through town.
* Impact:  At 35.5 feet...In Perry County, Highway C is closed between
  County Roads 352 and 354 (the Levee Road).
* Impact:  At 35.0 feet...U.S. Highway 61 in Ste. Genevieve County
  begins to flood.  Also, Ste. Genevieve flood gates are closed at
  this level.
* Impact:  At 34.8 feet...Kaskaskia Street near the Menard Prison
  begins flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 34.7 feet...The north parking lot at Menard Correctional
  Center begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 33.5 feet...Water Street in Chester begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 32.5 feet...The Road at Fort Gage Farm begins flooding
  at Menard Correctional Center.
* Impact:  At 32.0 feet...In Perry County, Highway E is closed between
  County Road 322 and Levee Road (County Road 354).  Also, Highway A
  is closed between County Roads 448 and 460 in southern Perry
  County.
* Impact:  At 28.0 feet...Unleveed islands near Chester and the prison
  farm floods.
* Impact:  At 27.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Unprotected farmland on right
  bank begins to flood.
* Impact:  At 25.0 feet...Degognia Fountain Bluff Levee gates are
  closed.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     06/30  07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04

Mississippi River
  Chester         27.0   38.57      39.1   39.8   39.9   39.1   37.7


&&


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



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