Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for St. Charles (MOC183) Missouri Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Warning Flood Warning - St. Charles (Missouri)


Updated:Sat 19-May-18 09:07pm CDT
Effective:Sat 19-May-18 09:07pm CDT
Expires:Sat 26-May-18 01:00pm CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: St. Charles
 
Instructions: Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The national weather service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. This product, along with additional weather and stream information, is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

Message summary: ...the flood warning continues for the following river in illinois...missouri...
...at canton lock and dam 20
...at quincy
...at quincy lock and dam 21
...at hannibal
...at saverton lock and dam 22
...at louisiana
...at clarksville lock and dam 24
...at winfield lock and dam 25
...at grafton .this flood warning is a result of excessive rainfall in the upper mississippi river basin the past few weeks...
The flood warning continues for the mississippi river at grafton
* until saturday may 26.
* at 8:30 pm saturday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* minor flooding is forecast.
* the river is cresting near 19.7 feet, then will fall below flood stage friday afternoon. && fld latest 7 a.m. Forecast location stg obs stg 05/20 05/21 05/22 05/23 05/24 mississippi river grafton 18.0 19.66 19.7 19.6 19.4 19.1 18.6 &&
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone MOC183