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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:46 AM CDT Mar. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Monday the stage was 35.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 36.5 feet by Friday evening.
* 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.
* Impact: at 35.2 feet... in Perry County, Highway c is closed between
County roads 352 and 354 (the levee road) near Menfro.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 03/26 03/27 03/28 03/29 03/30

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 35.08 35.4 35.8 36.1 36.4 36.5




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






1039 am CDT Mon Mar 25 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 10:30 am Monday the stage was 38.2 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
early Sunday morning then start a slow fall.
* 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




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