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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:18 PM CDT Mar. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Murphysboro.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 22.6 feet by
early Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... minor flooding occurs affecting mainly low
lying areas.


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



759 PM CDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday 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 morning 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




1057 am CDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 10:30 am Saturday the stage was 34.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 35.8 feet by Thursday evening.
* Impact: at 35.2 feet... in Perry County, Highway c is closed between
County roads 352 and 354 (the levee road) near Menfro.
* Impact: at 35.0 feet... Ste. Genevieve flood gates are closed at
this level.
* Impact: at 34.8 feet... Kaskaskia street near the Menard prison
begins flooding near this height.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 03/24 03/25 03/26 03/27 03/28

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 34.67 34.7 34.9 35.1 35.5 35.7




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