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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:37 PM CDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 32.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 33.0 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact: at 33.5 feet... Water Street in Chester begins flooding.
* Impact: at 33.0 feet... within a foot of this height, Highway a is
closed between County roads 448 and 460 at Wittenberg in southern
Perry County.
* Impact: at 32.5 feet... the Road at Fort Gage farm begins flooding
at Menard correctional center.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/25 05/26 05/27 05/28 05/29

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 32.90 33.0 32.9 32.7 32.1 31.1




Lat... Lon 3826 9043 3826 9030 3769 8935 3769 8959
      3787 9003






828 PM CDT Wed may 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Murphysboro.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 23.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will fall slowly through the weekend, and
below flood stage early Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 24.0 feet... some minor flooding in S 3rd & division /
Plum street area.


Lat... Lon 3777 8946 3784 8915 3778 8915 3773 8935
      3760 8941 3760 8947




748 PM CDT Wed may 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until Friday June 02.
* At 7:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 36.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 37.0 feet by
Friday morning.
* Impact... at 38.0 feet... the flood gate at Broadway closes.


Lat... Lon 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941
      3723 8959 3732 8963