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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1146 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Missouri and Illinois...


  Mississippi River at

      Grafton

      Mel Price Lock & Dam

      St. Louis

      Chester


.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across the basin
over the past few weeks. Additional heavy rainfall forecast over
the next few days combined with the 1-2 inches which fell last
night upstream may lead to higher stages than currently forecast
this weekend...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy rains 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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

&&

ILC163-MOC189-510-081645-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-150715T0336Z/
/EADM7.2.ER.150616T1319Z.150701T0100Z.150714T0336Z.NO/
1146 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River at St. Louis
* Until further notice.
* At 11:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 33.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast:  The river is forecast to continue to fall to near 30.0 feet
  Friday morning before rising once again to near 31.7 feet Sunday morning.
  Additional rises are likely thereafter.


&&
                   Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     07/08  07/09  07/10  07/11  07/12

Mississippi River
  St. Louis       30.0   33.13      31.5   30.3   30.0   30.8   31.7


&&


LAT...LON 3881 9017 3883 9004 3826 9030 3826 9043
      3873 9024



$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
354 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-081115-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
354 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE AREA TONIGHT...SOME OF WHICH MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. THERE IS A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT.

MAJOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON ALL POINTS OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER
FROM LA GRANGE TO THE CONFLUENCE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE REGION
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND
ADDITIONAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN
EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR A LARGE PORTION OF THE AREA.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

THE THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE FOR PARTS OF THE AREA
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS WELL AS SUNDAY NIGHT AND INTO MONDAY.

MAJOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON ALL POINTS ALONG THE ILLINOIS
RIVER FROM LA GRANGE TO THE CONFLUENCE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ATTENTION IS REQUIRED. SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT
RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF AN INCH OR ANY FLOODING...IF
OBSERVED...TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

GLASS



Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
350 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-095>102-MOZ019-027-035-036-052-061-
063>065-081200-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-150709T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-CALHOUN IL-
JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-LEWIS MO-MARION MO-
RALLS MO-PIKE MO-LINCOLN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-ST. LOUIS MO-
ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LITCHFIELD...VANDALIA...SALEM...
QUINCY...EDWARDSVILLE...BELLEVILLE...HANNIBAL...BOWLING GREEN...
ST CHARLES...ST LOUIS
350 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
 COUNTIES...IN ILLINOIS...ADAMS IL...BOND IL...BROWN IL...
 CALHOUN IL...CLINTON IL...FAYETTE IL...GREENE IL...JERSEY IL...
 MACOUPIN IL...MADISON IL...MARION IL...MONROE IL...MONTGOMERY
 IL...PIKE IL...ST. CLAIR IL AND WASHINGTON IL. IN MISSOURI...
 JEFFERSON MO...LEWIS MO...LINCOLN MO...MARION MO...PIKE MO...
 RALLS MO...ST. CHARLES MO...ST. LOUIS CITY MO AND ST. LOUIS MO.

* THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING HEAVY
  RAINFALL AND THE POTENTIAL OF FLASH FLOODING TO THE REGION...
  MAINLY TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. WIDESPREAD MULTI DAY
  RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE LIKELY...WITH LOCALIZED
  AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 5 INCHES.

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING OR POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS...AND ULTIMATELY DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING ON
  SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. SIGNIFICANT RISES ON LARGER
  STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT
IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE
AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING.
CHECK YOUR PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS...ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS. STAY INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR QUICK ACTION
IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$




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