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Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:54 PM CDT on July 07, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Murphysboro.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 25.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.7 feet by
Friday morning and then remain steady for a few days.

* Impact... at 24.0 feet... some minor flooding in S 3rd & division /
Plum street area.


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





1249 PM CDT Tue Jul 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 12:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 41.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 40.7 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* 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 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
      3744 8934 3769 8935




1146 am CDT Tue Jul 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 11:30 am Tuesday the stage was 36.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river is forecast to continue to fall to near 31.2 feet
Saturday morning before rising once again to near 31.5 feet Sunday morning.
Additional rises are very likely thereafter.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 07/08 07/09 07/10 07/11 07/12

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 36.56 35.2 33.5 31.9 31.2 31.5




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







Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:23 AM CDT on July 07, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 08, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois... southwest
Indiana... western Kentucky and southeast Missouri... including
the following areas... in southern Illinois...
Alexander... Edwards... Franklin... Gallatin... Hamilton...
Hardin... Jackson... Jefferson... Johnson... Massac... Perry IL...
Pope... Pulaski... Saline... Union IL... Wabash... Wayne IL... white
and Williamson. In southwest Indiana... Gibson... Pike... Posey...
Spencer... Vanderburgh and Warrick. In western Kentucky...
Ballard... Caldwell... Calloway... Carlisle... Christian...
Crittenden... Daviess... Fulton... Graves... Henderson... Hickman...
Hopkins... Livingston... Lyon... Marshall... McCracken... McLean...
Muhlenberg... Todd... Trigg... Union KY and Webster. In southeast
Missouri... Bollinger... Butler... Cape Girardeau... Carter...
Mississippi... New Madrid... Perry MO... Ripley... Scott...
Stoddard and Wayne MO.

* Through Wednesday evening

* radar estimates show 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen already
over broad swaths of the region... while some locally heavier
reports in the 3 to 5 inch range had already caused flooding.
With rivers already in flood... many creeks and streams either
flooding or near bankfull... and more rain on the way over the
next 24 to 36 hours... including the potential for repeat heavy
rains over the same areas... additional flash flooding is
expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Record Report

Statement as of 7:26 AM CDT on July 07, 2015


... Record daily precipitation set at Paducah KY...

Record daily rainfall was broken at Paducah KY today with 2.98
inches of rain having fallen so far. This breaks the old record of
2.24 inches set back in 1958. With the chance of more rain later
today this record could go up. A new statement will be issued later
today if needed.


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