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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
350 AM CDT Mon Mar 25 2019

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350 AM CDT Mon Mar 25 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and
central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Moderate to major river flooding is ongoing on the Mississippi River
north of Saint Louis, on the Illinois River at Hardin, and on the
Missouri River at Jefferson City. See the appropriate Flood
Statements for specific details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Major river flooding is expected to continue at Saverton Lock and
Dam on the Mississippi River, otherwise, several locations on the
Mississippi River will continue to be in or are forecast to reach
moderate flooding. Moderate flooding will also continue on the
Missouri River at Jefferson City and on the Illinois River at
Hardin. See the appropriate Flood Statements for specific details.

There is a chance for thunderstorms Friday and Friday night.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service St Louis MO
900 PM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

...The flood warning continues for the Missouri River... Jefferson City
   ...near Chamois Gasconade Hermann Washington St. Charles

.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across the basin
over the past couple of weeks in addition to rises due to snow melt


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

This product, along with additional weather and stream information,
is available at


900 PM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Missouri River at Jefferson City
* until Friday evening.
* At  8:45 PM Sunday the stage was 24.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 26.0 feet by Tuesday early
  afternoon, then fall below flood stage Thursday before midnight.
* Impact:  At 26.0 feet...Pumping from a ditch in Hartsburg, MO
  begins.  At this height...numerous county roads near McBaine...
  Easley...and Ashland are flooded.  These include Coats Lane...
  Grocery Branch...Burr Oak...Old Plank...Harold Cunningham...Fox
  Hollow...Cedar Tree...Jemerson Creek...Christian School...
  Claysville...and Soft Pit Hill Roads.

                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     03/25  03/26  03/27  03/28  03/29

Missouri River
  Jefferson City  23.0   24.88      25.1   25.8   25.6   24.0   22.2


LAT...LON 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260
      3899 9255


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