Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
212 AM CDT MON JUL 14 2014

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RANDOLPH IL-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-
212 AM CDT MON JUL 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  RANDOLPH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT

* AT 209 AM CDT...THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WERE MOVING
  THROUGH THE ADVISORY AREA. LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING
  OCCURRING IN STE. GENEVIEVE CITY IN THE VICINITY OF MAIN STREET AS
  WELL AS NEAR CREEK ROAD AND INDUSTRIAL RIVER ROAD. DOPPLER RADAR
  ESTIMATED RAINFALL TOTALS RANGE FROM 2.50 TO 3.00 INCHES ACROSS
  THE AREA...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...CHESTER...STE. GENEVIEVE...BREMEN...EVANSVILLE...PERCY...
  ST. MARY AND STEELEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS
ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING
OR IS IMMINENT.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

MOST DEATHS IN FLASH FLOODING OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
CROSS BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS IF WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON
FOOT OR IN A VEHICLE.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN ST
LOUIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3780 8968 3784 8974 3785 8979 3788 8980
      3790 8984 3787 8990 3787 8994 3783 8999
      3809 9029 3810 9023 3809 9021 3811 9014
      3814 8959 3795 8959

$$

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