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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
902 PM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...MISSOURI...


  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT

      CHESTER

.THIS FLOOD WARNING IS A RESULT OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE BASIN THIS PAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY...

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://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=LSX.

&&

ILC077-157-MOC157-186-141551-
/O.NEW.KLSX.FL.W.0116.140914T0202Z-140919T1800Z/
/CHSI2.1.ER.140914T2300Z.140916T1200Z.140918T1800Z.NO/
902 PM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CHESTER
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 10:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 27.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST:  RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 28.6 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* 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.
* IMPACT:  AT 25.0 FEET...DEGOGNIA FOUNTAIN BLUFF LEVEE GATES ARE
  CLOSED.

&&
                   FLD   LATEST              7 A.M. FORECAST
LOCATION           STG  OBS STG     09/14  09/15  09/16  09/17  09/18

MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  CHESTER         27.0   23.51      26.0   27.8   28.6   28.5   27.4


&&


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



$$

DH







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