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

 

Flood Warning Flood Warning - St. Charles (Missouri)


Updated:Sun 24-Jun-18 09:45pm CDT
Effective:Fri 29-Jun-18 01:00am CDT
Expires:Mon 25-Jun-18 09:45pm 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 locations along the mississippi river bordering illinois and missouri...
Mississippi river at quincy
...quincy ld21
...saverton ld22
...canton ld20
...hannibal
...louisiana
...clarksville ld24
...winfield ld25
...grafton .this flood warning is a result of up to 5 inches of precipitation over the upper mississippi river basin in the past week. Widespread significant precipiation is not expected over the next 24 hours. The flood warning continues for the mississippi river at grafton
* from late thursday night until further notice.
* at 9:30 pm sunday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* minor flooding is forecast.
* the river is forecast to rise above flood stage by early friday morning and continue to rise to near 18.6 feet by saturday evening. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* impact: at 18.0 feet...flood stage. Right bank begins to overflow...flooding farmland. && fld latest 7 a.m. Forecast location stg obs stg 06/25 06/26 06/27 06/28 06/29 mississippi river grafton 18.0 17.01 17.1 17.2 17.5 17.8 18.0 &&
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone MOC183