Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

...The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a flood
warning for points along the Mississippi River...



              The Mississippi River at

                 ...Hannibal
                 ...Saverton
                 ...Louisiana
                 ...Clarksville
                 ...Winfield
                 ...Grafton



.This Flood Warning is a result of 3 to 9 inches of rain in the past 24 hours
and 0.50 to 0.75 in the next 24 ...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Heavy rains can cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted.

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

&&

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1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mississippi River at Hannibal.
* At 11:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: The river will rise above flood stage by after midnight
  tomorrow and then continue to rise to near 17.5 feet by Friday morning.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact:  At 18.0 feet...Gate wells are shut down to prevent the
  sewers from backing up.  Also at this level pumps are set to standby.
* Impact:  At 17.0 feet...John Hay Recreation Area on east side
  (inside the Illinois Sny Levee) begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 16.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Damage begins to buildings in
  unprotected low areas.  Minor flooding begins.
* Impact:  At 13.0 feet...A few unprotected low lands begin to flood.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/11  09/12  09/13  09/14  09/15

Mississippi River
  Hannibal        16.0   14.08      16.6   17.5   17.3   16.9   16.5


&&


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




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1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mississippi River at Saverton Lock and Dam 22.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river will rise above the flood stage by tomorrow
  morning and then crest near 17.5 feet late wednesday evening.
* Impact: At 13.5 feet...This is the upper navigational limit for the
  pool at Lock & Dam 22.
* Impact:  At 13.4 feet...This is the target pool for navigation at
  Lock & Dam 22.
* Impact:  At 13.0 feet...This is the lower navigational limit for the
  pool at Lock & Dam 22.
* Impact:  At 12.0 feet...Buildings in unprotected areas are damaged.
  At this approximate stage, the Corps will lift all gates out of the
  river, creating "open river" conditions.  This takes place at a
  discharge of around 160,000 cfs.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/11  09/12  09/13  09/14  09/15

Mississippi River
  Saverton LD22   16.0   11.18      16.5   17.5   17.2   16.8   16.2


&&


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



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1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mississippi River at Louisiana.
* from late tonight to Thursday September 18.
* At 11:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: The river will rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and
  continue to rise to near 17 feet by Friday afternoon. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact:  At 17.0 feet...The parking area at the boat house floods.
* Impact:  At 15.0 feet...Damage begins in unprotected areas.
* Impact:  At 12.2 feet...For barge navigation, the Corps will attempt
  to keep the river at or below this level.  Year-round target levels
  are between 11.5 and 12.2 feet.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/11  09/12  09/13  09/14  09/15

Mississippi River
  Louisiana       15.0   12.57      15.3   16.9   17.0   16.7   16.5


&&


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




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1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mississippi River at Clarksville Lock and Dam 24.
* At 11:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river will rise to near 27.5 feet by Saturday morning.
* 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.
* Impact:  At 25.3 feet...The road to Port Marmac, about 15 homes just
  south of Clarksville, begins flooding.
* Impact:  At 23.5 feet...Flooding begins in unprotected areas.
* Impact:  At 23.0 feet...At this approximate stage, the Corps will
  take gates out of the river, creating "open river" conditions.
  This corresponds to an approximate stage of 155,000 cfs.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/11  09/12  09/13  09/14  09/15

Mississippi River
  Clarksville LD  25.0   21.65      24.2   27.1   27.5   27.0   26.7


&&


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



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1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mississippi River at Winfield Lock and Dam 25.
* At 11:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 20.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: The river will rise to near 27.5 feet by Saturday morning.
* 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.
* Impact:  At 24.0 feet...Water begins covering Highway C about a half
  mile south of Highway B in St. Charles County.
* Impact:  At 23.0 feet...A few local islands begin to flood.
* Impact:  At 21.6 feet...Near this stage, the Corps will raise all
  gates out of the river, creating "open river" conditions.  This
  corresponds to an approximate discharge of 145,000 cfs.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     09/11  09/12  09/13  09/14  09/15

Mississippi River
  Winfield LD25   26.0   20.25      23.7   26.3   27.5   27.3   26.9


&&


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



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1225 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mississippi River at Grafton
* from Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 11:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
  continue to rise to near 20.0 feet by Saturday evening.
* 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     09/11  09/12  09/13  09/14  09/15

Mississippi River
  Grafton         18.0   16.16      16.9   18.7   19.7   20.0   19.9


&&


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



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