Weather

County,
Flood Warning issued September 13 at 9:02PM CDT until September 19 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 9:02 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014
Expires: 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...MISSOURI...
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT
CHESTER
.THIS FLOOD WARNING IS A RESULT OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE BASIN THIS PAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CHESTER
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 10:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 27.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST: RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 28.6 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL
BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT: AT 28.0 FEET...UNLEVEED ISLANDS NEAR CHESTER AND THE PRISON
FARM FLOODS.
* IMPACT: AT 27.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. UNPROTECTED FARMLAND ON RIGHT
BANK BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* IMPACT: AT 25.0 FEET...DEGOGNIA FOUNTAIN BLUFF LEVEE GATES ARE
CLOSED.
&&
FLD LATEST 7 A.M. FORECAST
LOCATION STG OBS STG 09/14 09/15 09/16 09/17 09/18
MISSISSIPPI RIVER
CHESTER 27.0 23.51 26.0 27.8 28.6 28.5 27.4
&&

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