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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:29 AM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning now in effect until Sunday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Burlington.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 15.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast... rise to 16.1 feet Thursday. Fall below flood stage
Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet, water affects low lying buildings and homes
in Montrose and Niota.


Lat... Lon 4086 9110 4084 9105 4062 9108 4061 9142
     4067 9118




1029 am CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

... Flood Warning now in effect until Sunday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Gladstone ld18.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 11.2 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast... rise to 11.3 feet this evening. Fall below flood stage
Sunday morning.



Lat... Lon 4094 9099 4091 9094 4084 9105 4086 9110





1029 am CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

... Flood Warning now in effect until Saturday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Keithsburg.
* Until Saturday morning.
* At 9:30 am Wednesday the stage was 14.9 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast... fall below flood stage Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 14.5 feet, water affects low lying areas in Oquawka.


Lat... Lon 4117 9106 4116 9097 4108 9091 4091 9094
      4094 9099




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:20 PM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Hancock, Henderson, Henry
IL, McDonough, Mercer, Rock Island, and Warren. In Iowa, Des
Moines, Henry IA, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine,
Scott, Van Buren, and Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark
and Scotland.

* Through Thursday morning

* storms will be capable of high rainfall rates due to high
moisture levels in the atmosphere.

* The area of greatest risk is south of a line from Sigourney,
Iowa to Monmouth, Illinois. Here storms may move over the same
areas later tonight and produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a
short time period.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



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Special Statement
Issued: 3:30 PM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Very humid into this evening...

High temperatures in the mid to upper 80s combined with dewpoints
in the middle to upper 70s, will lead to peak heat indices
between 95 and 100 degrees into the early evening hours. Showers
and thunderstorms along with an approaching front will bring
relief later this evening and into tonight.

If spending time outside this afternoon and evening, be sure to
drink plenty of water and take breaks in the shade. Also, never
leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle.


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330 PM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

... Very humid into this evening...

High temperatures in the mid to upper 80s combined with dewpoints
in the middle to upper 70s, will lead to peak heat indices
between 95 and 100 degrees into the early evening hours. Showers
and thunderstorms along with an approaching front will bring
relief later this evening and into tonight.

If spending time outside this afternoon and evening, be sure to
drink plenty of water and take breaks in the shade. Also, never
leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle.


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:20 PM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Hancock, Henderson, Henry
IL, McDonough, Mercer, Rock Island, and Warren. In Iowa, Des
Moines, Henry IA, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine,
Scott, Van Buren, and Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark
and Scotland.

* Through Thursday morning

* storms will be capable of high rainfall rates due to high
moisture levels in the atmosphere.

* The area of greatest risk is south of a line from Sigourney,
Iowa to Monmouth, Illinois. Here storms may move over the same
areas later tonight and produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a
short time period.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



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