Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
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Flash Flood Watch
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-097>102-MOZ034>036-041-042-
047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-010600-
/O.CON.KLSX.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-170501T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Greene IL-Macoupin IL-Montgomery IL-Bond IL-Fayette IL-Clinton IL-
Marion IL-Washington IL-Randolph IL-Pike IL-Calhoun IL-Jersey IL-
Madison IL-Saint Clair IL-Monroe IL-Monroe MO-Ralls MO-Pike MO-
Boone MO-Audrain MO-Moniteau MO-Cole MO-Osage MO-Callaway MO-
Montgomery MO-Lincoln MO-Gasconade MO-Warren MO-Saint Charles MO-
Franklin MO-Saint Louis MO-Saint Louis City MO-Jefferson MO-
Crawford MO-Washington MO-Saint Francois MO-Sainte Genevieve MO-
Iron MO-Madison MO-Reynolds MO-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Vandalia, Centralia, Salem,
Chester, Sparta, Pittsfield, Alton, Edwardsville, Belleville,
Cahokia, Bowling Green, Columbia, Mexico, Jefferson City, Fulton,
Saint Charles, Washington, Union, Sullivan, Saint Louis,
and Farmington
408 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

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.

* until 1 AM CDT Monday

* Scattered thunderstorms through this evening could produce
locally heavy rainfall. Additional rainfall amounts of around
one inch with locally higher amounts on top of the already
saturated grounds and ongoing flooding could produce localized
flash flooding.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas...and dangerous flash flooding on smaller creeks
and streams. Moderate to major flooding is either occurring or
forecast on larger streams and rivers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
is issued.

&&

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Flood Warning
ILC013-027-119-121-133-157-163-189-MOC071-073-099-183-186-189-219-
510-010200-
/O.NEW.KLSX.FA.W.0007.170430T1404Z-170501T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Monroe IL-Randolph IL-St. Clair IL-Calhoun IL-Clinton IL-
Washington IL-Madison IL-Marion IL-St. Charles MO-Jefferson MO-
St. Louis City MO-Ste. Genevieve MO-Franklin MO-St. Louis MO-
Warren MO-Gasconade MO-
904 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Monroe County in southwestern Illinois...
Northern Randolph County in southwestern Illinois...
St. Clair County in southwestern Illinois...
South central Calhoun County in southwestern Illinois...
Clinton County in south central Illinois...
Washington County in south central Illinois...
Madison County in southwestern Illinois...
Marion County in south central Illinois...
St. Charles County in east central Missouri...
Jefferson County in east central Missouri...
St. Louis City in east central Missouri...
Northwestern Ste. Genevieve County in southeastern Missouri...
Franklin County in east central Missouri...
St. Louis County in east central Missouri...
Southwestern Warren County in east central Missouri...
Southern Gasconade County in east central Missouri...

* Until 900 PM CDT Sunday.

* At 900 AM CDT, Doppler radar showed a solid area of light to
moderate rain across the area which will continue through the
remainder of the morning. This rainfall in addition to continuous
runoff from the 3 to 5 inches of rainfall that has fallen since
late Friday will result in minor flooding on some area creeks,
streams, poor drainage areas, and roads which are often subject to
minor flooding.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
St. Louis, St. Charles, St. Peters, Florissant, Chesterfield,
Belleville, Wildwood, University City, Ballwin, Granite City,
Wentzville, O'Fallon, Alton, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, East St.
Louis, Hazelwood, Collinsville, Edwardsville and Webster Groves.

This also includes Babler Memorial State Park, Scott Joplin
Historic Site, Route 66 State Park, Castlewood State Park,
Confluence State Park, Mastodon Historic Site, Sandy Creek Covered
Bridge Historic Site, Gov. Dunklin's Grave Historic Site, First
Missouri State Capitol Historic Site, Robertsville State Park,
Meramec State Park, Carlyle Lake Recreational Area, and Horseshoe
Lake State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3847 8914 3821 8915 3821 9003 3813 9004
3801 9058 3821 9079 3815 9163 3845 9164
3845 9137 3870 9135 3855 9096 3888 9095
3895 9066 3894 9066 3887 9055 3900 9025
3900 8964 3873 8960 3882 8870 3847 8870

$$

Flood Warning
ILC077-157-MOC157-186-011628-
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0072.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CHSI2.3.ER.170429T1610Z.170505T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River at Chester* At 11:00 AM Sunday the stage was 31.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 43.5 feet by early Friday
morning.
* Impact: At 44.0 feet...Balwin Water Treatment Plant is flooded.
* Impact: At 42.4 feet...Near this height, Missouri Route H is closed
between Route M and Missouri Highway 51.
* Impact: At 42.3 feet...Near this height, Missouri State Route U
will be closed in both directions from U.S. Highway 61 to the
Illinois State line at the Kaskaskia Island bridge.
* Impact: At 42.0 feet...Four cottage units at the Menard
Correctional Center begin flooding near this height.
* Impact: At 41.1 feet...Near this height, Missouri Route V southeast
of Bloomsdale is closed between Highway 61 and North White Sands
Road.
* Impact: At 40.8 feet...Main Street in Evansville inundated.
* Impact: At 40.7 feet...At this height, Missouri State Highway 51 is
closed from Perry County Road 944 and the Illinois State Line at
the bridge into Chester.
* Impact: At 40.0 feet...A hunting lodge near the mouth of the
Kaskaskia River begins flooding.
* Impact: At 39.0 feet...Railroad tracks in St. Mary, Missouri begin
flooding.
* Impact: At 38.7 feet...Illinois State Highway 155 at Prairie du
Rocher begins flooding near this height.
* Impact: At 38.5 feet...Illinois Route 3 at Rockwood and Missouri
Highway J just west of Highway 61 between Ste. Genevieve and St.
Marys begin flooding near this height.
* Impact: At 38.4 feet...At this level IL Route 3 at levee east of
Cora inundated.
* Impact: At 38.1 feet...Near this level, Illinois Route 3 near the
Mary's River bridge is closed.
* Impact: At 37.7 feet...Near this height, Route J is closed in both
directions at U.S. Highway 61.
* Impact: At 37.6 feet...At this height, Missouri Route M between
Route H and Perry County Road 924 is closed.
* Impact: At 37.5 feet...The southbound lane on Kaskaskia Street and
the south parking lot at Menard Correctional Center begins
flooding.
* Impact: At 37.2 feet...Near this height, U.S. Highway 61 is closed
between Ste. Genevieve and Route J.
* Impact: At 37.0 feet...Union Pacific property along Water Street
begins to flood.
* Impact: At 36.9 feet...Near this height, U.S. Highway 61 is closed
from Route J to St. Mary.
* Impact: At 36.5 feet...Chester water intake house is flooded...
damage begins to occur to 4 homes and administration buildings at
Menard State Prison. Prairie DuRocher pump station damaged and
road to Kaskaskia Lock inundated.
* Impact: At 36.0 feet...Chester water works pumphouse is threatened
by flood waters. Highway 61 is closed at the bend at St. Marys and
a detour is set up through town.
* Impact: At 35.2 feet...In Perry County, Highway C is closed between
County Roads 352 and 354 (the Levee Road) near Menfro.
* Impact: At 35.0 feet...Ste. Genevieve flood gates are closed at
this level.
* Impact: At 34.8 feet...Kaskaskia Street near the Menard Prison
begins flooding near this height.
* Impact: At 34.7 feet...The north parking lot at Menard Correctional
Center begins flooding.
* Impact: At 33.5 feet...Water Street in Chester begins flooding.
* Impact: At 33.0 feet...Within a foot of this height, Highway A is
closed between County Roads 448 and 460 at Wittenberg in southern
Perry County.
* Impact: At 32.5 feet...The Road at Fort Gage Farm begins flooding
at Menard Correctional Center.

&&
Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04 05/05

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 31.86 35.3 38.2 41.0 42.9 43.5


&&


LAT...LON 3826 9043 3826 9030 3769 8935 3769 8959
3787 9003



$$

Flood Warning
ILC157-MOC055-093-123-179-186-187-221-010945-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FA.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170501T0945Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Randolph IL-Crawford MO-Iron MO-Ste. Genevieve MO-Reynolds MO-
Madison MO-Washington MO-St. Francois MO-
439 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in St Louis has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Randolph County in southwestern Illinois...
Crawford County in east central Missouri...
Iron County in southeastern Missouri...
Ste. Genevieve County in southeastern Missouri...
Reynolds County in southeastern Missouri...
Madison County in southeastern Missouri...
Washington County in east central Missouri...
St. Francois County in southeastern Missouri...

* Until 445 AM CDT Monday.

* At 438 PM CDT, Law enforcement and the Department of Transporation
were reporting flooding across the area. This flooding is the
result of runoff from 4 to 8 inches of rainfall that has fallen
since late Friday. Flooding will continue on area creeks, streams,
poor drainage areas, and roads which are often subject to minor
flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Farmington, Chester, Sullivan, Bonne Terre, Desloge, Ste.
Genevieve, Sparta, Fredericktown, Red Bud, Cuba, Potosi,
Steelville, Bourbon, Bismarck, Ironton, Leadwood, Anthonies Mill,
Bremen, Park Hills and Reynolds.

This also includes Washington State Park, St. Joe State Park, St.
Francois State Park, Onondaga Cave State Park, Johnsons Shut-Ins
State Park, Hawn State Park, Fort Davidson Historic Site, Felix Valle
House State Park, Elephant Rocks State Park, Taum Sauk Mountain State
Park, Missouri Mines Historic Site, and Clearwater Lake Recreational
Area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or
creeks.

&&

LAT...LON 3705 9096 3726 9116 3750 9121 3751 9131
3759 9116 3770 9116 3779 9131 3779 9153
3820 9153 3821 9079 3800 9059 3813 9004
3822 9003 3822 8959 3781 8968 3791 8984
3764 9015 3731 9015 3727 9074 3705 9078

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