Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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WGUS43 KLSX 301631
FLWLSX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
1131 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Major to Record Severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...

  Illinois River at Meredosia affecting Morgan and Pike Counties

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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

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1131 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Major to Record severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Illinois River at Meredosia

* At 10:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 28.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 28.7 feet by
  Wednesday morning then remain nearly steady through Thursday night.
* Impact:  At 28.0 feet...Scott County and Northern Meredoisa Levees
  are overtopped and flood fighting activities begin at Willow Creek
  Lake and Dam.
* Impact:  At 27.0 feet...Flood fighting begins at Scott County...
  Coon Run...and Meredosia Lakes and Dams.

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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/01  07/02  07/03  07/04  07/05

Illinois River
  Meredosia       17.0   28.53      28.7   28.7   28.7   28.4   28.0


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LAT...LON 3988 9063 3988 9051 3977 9053 3977 9067




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