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407 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following
counties...in Illinois...Bond IL...Calhoun IL...Clinton IL...
Fayette IL...Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Madison
IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Montgomery IL...Pike IL...
Randolph IL...Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...
Audrain MO...Boone MO...Callaway MO...Cole MO...Crawford MO...
Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Iron MO...Jefferson MO...Lincoln
MO...Madison MO...Moniteau MO...Monroe MO...Montgomery MO...
Osage MO...Pike MO...Ralls MO...Reynolds MO...Saint Charles
MO...Saint Francois MO...Saint Louis City MO...Saint Louis
MO...Sainte Genevieve MO...Warren MO and Washington MO.
* through late Sunday night
* Recent rainfall has set the stage for a significant flooding
event this weekend. A slow moving and potent storm system will
continue to interact with a very moist airmass to produce heavy
rainfall through Sunday evening. Rainfall totals of 3 to 5
inches are likely with locally higher amounts possible along and
south of the Interstate 44 corridor in Missouri and Interstate
55 corridor in Illinois.
* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas...and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Moderate to major flooding is also
possible on larger streams and rivers.
A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are
favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the Watch
area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to
make preparations just in case. Stay informed, and be ready for
quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning
935 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
the Missouri River near Chamois
* from early Sunday morning to Thursday evening.
* At 7:00 AM Friday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by early Sunday
and to crest near 23.0 feet by early Monday morning. The river is
forecast to fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact: At 17.0 feet...Flood Stage: Lower lying bottom land begins
Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 04/30 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04
Chamois 17.0 10.00 19.1 22.7 19.7 17.0 15.3
LAT...LON 3864 9198 3855 9192 3868 9164 3873 9164
Cole MO-Boone MO-Audrain MO-Callaway MO-Osage MO-Moniteau MO-
938 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017
The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Cole County in central Missouri...
Boone County in central Missouri...
Audrain County in central Missouri...
Callaway County in central Missouri...
Osage County in central Missouri...
Moniteau County in central Missouri...
* Until 930 AM CDT Sunday.
* At 936 PM CDT, numerous roads across the warned area remained
closed due to flooding.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Columbia, Jefferson City, Fulton, Mexico, California, Centralia,
Ashland, Tipton, Holts Summit, Linn, Columbia Regional Airport,
Belle, Wardsville, Hallsville, St. Martins, Auxvasse, Taos,
Sturgeon, Russellville and New Bloomfield.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are possible in the warned
area which could prolong the flooding.
This includes Interstate 70 in Missouri between exits 115 and 161.
This also includes Rock Bridge State Park, Finger Lakes State Park,
Clarks Hill/Norton Historic Site, Jewell Cemetery Historic Site, and
Jefferson Landing Historic Site.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
LAT...LON 3869 9284 3868 9262 3892 9250 3898 9257
3901 9256 3924 9243 3925 9231 3935 9231
3932 9163 3829 9165 3829 9219 3834 9220
3832 9226 3834 9229 3834 9241 3843 9241
3843 9262 3860 9284