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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:30 PM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 1:30 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* from Saturday evening until further notice.
* At 8 PM Friday the stage was 30.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage late Saturday evening and
crest near 43.0 feet Friday may 5.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... the flood gate on north Main Street closes.


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




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:59 AM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, 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, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current.

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.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:59 AM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, 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, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current.

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.





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Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement

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