Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
944 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Missouri...

  Meramec River near Sullivan

.This Flood Warning is a result of 1 to 2 inches of precipitation the
past 24 hours and up to 1 inch forecast in the next 24 hours...

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://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

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944 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Meramec River near Sullivan
* from this evening to Tuesday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and
  crest near 15.3 feet by early Sunday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by late Monday morning.
* Impact:  At 15.6 feet...The basic loop of the Onondaga Cave State
  Park campground begins flooding near this height.
* Impact:  At 14.5 feet...At this height the Arapaho Campground will
  evacuate campers.  This campground is about 8.5 river miles
  downstream from the gage.  About 14.3 miles upstream of the gage...
  Cave Road access to Ozark Outdoors begins flooding near this
  height.
* Impact:  At 14.0 feet...The main entrance road to the Meramec State
  Park campground begins flooding...blocking acess 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.


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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     05/28  05/29  05/30  05/31  06/01

Meramec River
  Sullivan        11.0    7.90      13.4   15.0   11.4    8.3    7.1


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



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