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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:00 AM CDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Saverton ld22
* until Friday morning.
* At 8:00 am Tuesday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue falling to below flood stage by
Thursday morning.
* Impact: at 13.5 feet... this is the upper navigational limit for the
pool at lock & dam 22.
* Impact: at 13.4 feet... this is the target pool for navigation at
lock & dam 22.
* Impact: at 13.0 feet... this is the lower navigational limit for the
pool at lock & dam 22.
* Impact: at 12.0 feet... buildings in unprotected areas are damaged.
At this approximate stage, the corps will lift all gates out of the
river, creating "open river" conditions. This takes place at a
discharge of around 160,000 cfs.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/23 05/24 05/25 05/26 05/27

Mississippi River
Saverton ld22 16.0 17.42 16.7 16.0 15.4 14.9 14.3




Lat... Lon 3967 9135 3974 9121 3970 9114 3952 9097
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