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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:03 PM CDT Mar. 26, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 11:30 am Tuesday the stage was 35.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 36.6 feet by Saturday early
afternoon.
* Impact: at 36.5 feet... Chester water Intake house is flooded...
damage begins to occur to 4 homes and administration buildings at
Menard state prison. Prairie durocher pump station damaged and
Road to Kaskaskia lock inundated.
* Impact: at 36.0 feet... Chester water works pumphouse is threatened
by flood waters. Highway 61 is closed at The Bend at St. Marys and
a DeTour is set up through town.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 03/27 03/28 03/29 03/30 03/31

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 35.59 35.8 36.1 36.3 36.5 36.6




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