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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:08 PM CDT on April 29, 2017


The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Calhoun County in southwestern Illinois...
Pike County in west central Illinois...
southern Adams County in west central Illinois...
Ralls County in northeastern Missouri...
Lincoln County in east central Missouri...
eastern Audrain County in central Missouri...
Montgomery County in east central Missouri...
Marion County in northeastern Missouri...
Warren County in east central Missouri...
Pike County in northeastern Missouri...
northern Gasconade County in east central Missouri...

* until 1100 PM CDT Saturday.

* At 305 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Radar estimates that 2 to 4
inches of rain has already fallen across the area since late last
night. There have been several reports of creeks and streams at
bankful and a few roads have water over them. An additional 1 to 2
inches of rain is possible through this evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hannibal, Troy, Warrenton, Bowling Green, Pittsfield, Vandalia,
Palmyra, Louisiana, Wright City, Montgomery City, Monroe City,
Hermann, Elsberry, Wellsville, Warren, Moscow Mills, Winfield,
Barry, Griggsville and Davis.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 72 between exits 4 and 35.
Interstate 70 in Missouri between exits 170 and 200.

This also includes deutschheim historic site, Cuivre River State
Park, and Graham Cave State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3995 9144 3976 9136 3983 9057 3971 9065
      3957 9058 3894 9067 3889 9096 3855 9097
      3871 9133 3846 9164 3933 9163 3934 9186
      3934 9172 3938 9171 3966 9171 3966 9185
      3995 9184


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116 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Valley City
* from Sunday evening until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Saturday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening
and continue to rise to near 22.8 feet by Saturday early afternoon.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 23.0 feet... Westfall antiques and more building is
flooded.
* Impact: at 22.5 feet... bottom of 365th Avenue (gravel Road - 2650n)
becomes flooded.
* Impact: at 21.5 feet... commercial building is flooded on Railroad
street (or County Highway 21).
* Impact: at 14.0 feet... the Road to norbut fish and wildlife area is
flooded.
* Impact: at 0.9 feet... at and below this height, barge traffic will
need to consider lowering tonnage to avoid grounding.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04

Illinois River
Valley City 14.0 12.67 13.1 15.0 17.1 19.1 20.7




Lat... Lon 3977 9067 3977 9053 3952 9052 3952 9064







116 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Meredosia
* from Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Saturday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Monday early
afternoon and continue to rise to near 24.5 feet by Saturday
morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 25.0 feet... Smith Lake Road is flooded south of
Meredosia.
* Impact: at 24.7 feet... County roads 1625e and 1675e begin to flood
northwest of Meredosia.
* Impact: at 24.0 feet... kochs Lane east of Shady Acres begins
flooding.
* Impact: at 23.0 feet... flood fighting activities begin at Big Swan
Lake and dam.
* Impact: at 22.4 feet... Meredosia Lake Road overtopped.
* Impact: at 22.2 feet... low roads in Florence overtopped.
* Impact: at 22.0 feet... cargill company in Florence begins flood
fighting activities. Also, unloading operations are shut down at
the ameren Power Plant.
* Impact: at 21.0 feet... Chambers Road south of Naples floods at
mauvaise terre creek near this level.
* Impact: at 20.0 feet... beach Road just north of Shady Acres floods
near this height.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... city of Meredosia plugs storm sewer outlets.
* Impact: at 17.4 feet... Meredosia boat dock floods.
* Impact: at 13.0 feet... Sunset Beach Road begins flooding about two
miles north of Meredosia near this level.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04

Illinois River
Meredosia 17.0 14.10 14.6 16.4 18.7 20.6 22.3




Lat... Lon 3988 9063 3988 9051 3977 9053 3977 9067







1215 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Saverton ld22
* from late Sunday night until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by early Monday
morning and crest near 18.8 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact: at 13.5 feet... this is the upper navigational limit for the
pool at lock & dam 22.
* Impact: at 13.4 feet... this is the target pool for navigation at
lock & dam 22.
* Impact: at 13.0 feet... this is the lower navigational limit for the
pool at lock & dam 22.
* Impact: at 12.0 feet... buildings in unprotected areas are damaged.
At this approximate stage, the corps will lift all gates out of the
river, creating "open river" conditions. This takes place at a
discharge of around 160,000 cfs.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04

Mississippi River
Saverton ld22 16.0 15.24 15.4 16.3 17.8 18.8 18.7




Lat... Lon 3967 9135 3974 9121 3970 9114 3952 9097
      3945 9111






1215 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Hannibal
* until further notice.
* At 11:15 am Saturday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 19.6 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact: at 19.0 feet... the corps of engineers begins flood fight
procedures. At this level, preparations are made to install two
flood gates at hill street and center street if the forecast
exceeds 20.5 feet.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... gate Wells are shut down to prevent the
sewers from backing up. Also at this level pumps are set to
standby.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... gate Wells are shut down to prevent the
sewers from backing up. Also at this level pumps are set to
standby.
* Impact: at 17.0 feet... John Hay Recreation Area on east side
(inside the Illinois sny levee) begins flooding.



                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04

Mississippi River
Hannibal 16.0 16.51 16.7 17.7 19.0 19.6 19.5




Lat... Lon 3983 9148 3983 9135 3974 9121 3967 9135







1215 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Louisiana
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Saturday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 18.6 feet by Wednesday early
afternoon.
* Impact: at 17.0 feet... the parking area at the boat house floods.
* Impact: at 15.0 feet... damage begins in unprotected areas.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04

Mississippi River
Louisiana 15.0 15.35 15.5 16.5 17.8 18.5 18.5




Lat... Lon 3945 9111 3952 9097 3945 9089 3939 9097







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