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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service St Louis MO
914 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Missouri...

  Mississippi River at Canton LD20

  Mississippi River at Quincy

  Mississippi River at Hannibal

  Mississippi River at Louisiana

  Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24

.This Flood Warning is a result of excessive rainfall upstream over the
past week...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Rainfall heavier than forecast 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.

&&

ILC001-MOC111-260214-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0117.170727T1800Z-170731T0300Z/
/CANM7.1.ER.170727T1800Z.170728T1200Z.170730T0300Z.NO/
914 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Canton LD20
* from Thursday afternoon to Sunday evening.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday early
  afternoon and crest near 14.4 feet by Friday morning.The river will
  fall below flood stage by Saturday before midnight.
* Impact: At 14.0 feet...Both banks begin to overflow.  Minor damages
  begin.
* Impact: At 9.0 feet...Above 8.7 to 9.2 feet, the Corps will raise
  the gates out of the water, allowing for "open river" conditions.
  This corresponds to a discharge of approximately 110,000 cfs.
* Impact: At 8.5 feet...The Corps will not allow the pool level to
  drop below 8.5 feet (higher flows below 100K).  At low flows, they
  allow a 2-foot variation between 11.0 and 13.0 feet.  At higher
  flows below 100K, the range is actually lower, between 8.5 and 10.5
  feet.  Above 110K cfs, the gates are raised above the water
  surface, allowing open river conditions.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/25  07/26  07/27  07/28  07/29

Mississippi River
  Canton LD20     14.0   11.00      11.6   12.8   13.8   14.4   14.3


&&


LAT...LON 4022 9154 4022 9142 4003 9140 4003 9153




$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service St Louis MO
914 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Missouri...

  Mississippi River at Canton LD20

  Mississippi River at Quincy

  Mississippi River at Hannibal

  Mississippi River at Louisiana

  Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24

.This Flood Warning is a result of excessive rainfall upstream over the
past week...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Rainfall heavier than forecast 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.

&&

ILC001-MOC127-260213-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0118.170729T1200Z-170730T1800Z/
/UINI2.1.ER.170729T1200Z.170729T1200Z.170729T1800Z.NO/
914 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Quincy
* from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon.
* At  8:15 PM Monday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* The river is expected to rise to near flood stage Saturday morning.
* Impact: At 15.0 feet...Riverside campsites south of Quincy begin to
  flood.
* Impact: At 14.0 feet...Unprotected bottom lands flood on both sides
  of the river above and below the gage.

&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/25  07/26  07/27  07/28  07/29

Mississippi River
  Quincy          17.0   12.88      13.3   14.4   15.6   16.6   17.0


&&


LAT...LON 4003 9153 4003 9140 3991 9140 3991 9152




$$



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