Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1127 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers along the
Missouri Illinois border...

                      Mississippi River

                      ...at Grafton
                      ...at Chester


.This forecast is a result of no rainfall the past 24 hours and
less than a tenth of an 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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

&&

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1127 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Grafton
* until Saturday evening.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 18.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* The river is forecast to continue falling to below flood stage by
  tonight.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     08/01  08/02  08/03  08/04  08/05

Mississippi River
  Grafton         18.0   18.74      17.6   16.7   16.2   16.0   15.9

&&

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


$$

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/CHSI2.2.ER.150608T1122Z.150703T0600Z.150802T0000Z.NO/
1127 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Chester
* until Sunday evening.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* The river is forecast to continue falling to below flood stage by
  Saturday evening.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     08/01  08/02  08/03  08/04  08/05

Mississippi River
  Chester         27.0   27.95      27.4   26.6   25.9   25.3   24.6

&&

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


$$




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