Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1055 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Missouri and Illinois...


  Mississippi River at

      Chester


.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across northern
portions of the basin in addition to rises due inflow from the Missouri
River upstream...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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ILC077-157-MOC157-186-311555-
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/CHSI2.1.ER.160531T0730Z.160601T1200Z.160603T0959Z.NO/
1055 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River at Chester
* From late tonight to late Thursday night.
* At 10:30 AM Monday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage overnight tonight and
  crest near 28.0 feet Wednesday morning.
* Impact:  At 28.0 feet...Unleveed islands near Chester and the prison
  farm floods.
* Impact:  At 27.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Unprotected farmland on right
  bank begins to flood.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     05/31  06/01  06/02  06/03  06/04

Mississippi River
  Chester         27.0   25.49      27.3   28.0   27.8   26.9   25.0


&&


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



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