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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:47 PM CDT Mar. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Thebes
* until further notice.
* At 8:30 PM Friday the stage was 38.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 40.5 feet by
Sunday morning March 31 then begin falling.


Lat... Lon 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946





847 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 8:30 PM Friday the stage was 38.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 40.5 feet by
Saturday evening March 30 then begin falling.
* Impact... at 42.0 feet... several homes and structures in southern
Cape Girardeau County may be inundated or cut off due to backwater
flooding from the Diversion Channel. Evacuations may be required.
Thousands of acres are flooded. Numerous roads are closed both
along the Mississippi River and due to backwater flooding.


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




844 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Friday the stage was 50.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 49.3 feet
by Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 50.0 feet... the first gate is closed at Cairo.


Lat... Lon 3709 8946 3717 8916 3709 8907 3680 8900
      3651 8918




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