Flood Warning
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service St Louis MO
855 AM CDT Mon May 21 2018

...The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Missouri...

  Meramec River near Sullivan

.This Flood Warning is a result of 2 to 3 inches of precipitation the
past 24 hours...

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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855 AM CDT Mon May 21 2018

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Meramec River near Sullivan
* from this afternoon to Thursday evening.
* At  8:30 AM Monday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by late this
  afternoon and crest near 12.5 feet by tomorrow early afternoon. The
  river is forecast to fall below flood stage by Wednesday before
  midnight.
* Impact:  At 12.0 feet...The main entrance gate at Onondaga Cave
  State Park begins flooding near this height.  This may eventually
  force the park to use the rear entrance as the primary entrance to
  the park.
* Impact:  At 11.5 feet...A small bridge in the back of Meramec State
  Park park is flooded, cutting the park in two.  If the river
  continues to rise...park officials will evacuate the campgrounds at
  this point.
* Impact:  At 11.0 feet...Right Bank begins to overflow flooding
  wooded areas.

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                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     05/22  05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26

Meramec River
  Sullivan        11.0    9.46      12.4   11.9   10.3    7.8    5.9


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LAT...LON 3800 9120 3806 9125 3829 9109 3840 9090
      3837 9082



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