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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:28 PM CDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 33.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is currently cresting near 33.0 feet this evening and is
forecast to slowly fall to near 32.7 feet Saturday morning.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/26 05/27 05/28 05/29 05/30

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 32.96 33.0 32.7 32.0 31.0 30.0




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






822 PM CDT Thu may 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until Saturday June 03.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 36.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 36.5 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will not fall below flood stage
until next Saturday June 03.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... the flood gate on Themis street closes.


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




818 PM CDT Thu may 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the big Muddy river near Murphysboro.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Sunday evening.
* Impact... at 24.0 feet... some minor flooding in S 3rd & division /
Plum street area.


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




Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:43 AM CDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM
CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM CDT
this evening.

* Timing... from late morning through the afternoon.

* Winds... south winds will be sustained from 15 to 20 mph with
gusts 20 to 30 mph.

* Impacts... winds are expected to be strong enough to cause
problems for boaters on area lakes. Small boats will be the most
significantly impacted. Boaters on Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley,
and Rend Lake will be significantly impacted due to their
extensive south fetches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.



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