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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:27 AM CDT Mar. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Clarksville ld24
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Monday the stage was 28.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 31.1 feet by Wednesday early
afternoon.
* Impact: at 31.5 feet... Burlington northern sf Railroad tracks begin
to flood. Also, Highway 79 is closed about a mile south of
Clarksville.
* Impact: at 31.0 feet... the Clarksville boat club, south of lock &
dam 24, begins to flood. First street begins flooding. A
sand-filled barrier at the bottom of Howard street is considered.
In Hamburg, Illinois, Water Street floods.
* Impact: at 30.8 feet... near this height, Highway 79 is closed from
Route N to about a mile northwest of that intersection.
* Impact: at 30.0 feet... East Bank (illinois side) begins to flood.
* Impact: at 29.0 feet... water enters the parking lot entrance at the
Clarksville Riverfront Park.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 03/19 03/20 03/21 03/22 03/23

Mississippi River
Clarksville ld 25.0 28.86 30.1 31.0 31.0 30.6 30.3




Lat... Lon 3939 9097 3945 9089 3938 9077 3923 9071
      3922 9081






1127 am CDT Mon Mar 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Louisiana
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Monday the stage was 18.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 20.5 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact: at 21.0 feet... Highway 79 begins flooding near 3rd street
on the south side of Louisiana.
* Impact: at 20.8 feet... near this height, the Railroad bridge below
the mouth of noix creek is closed.
* Impact: at 20.2 feet... Maryland street at 4th street and Illinois
street between main and Highway 79 begin flooding.
* Impact: at 20.0 feet... Highway 79 starts flooding at Delaware
street and Alabama street.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 03/19 03/20 03/21 03/22 03/23

Mississippi River
Louisiana 15.0 18.77 19.8 20.5 20.4 19.9 19.7




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







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