Carbondale, IL

3:00 PM CDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Fire station #2 | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 407 ft 37.73 °N, 89.24 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
66.1 °F
Feels Like 66.1 °F
N
2.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2600 ft
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:44 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KMDH 281952Z 13005KT 10SM OVC026 18/17 A2975 RMK AO2 RAB1858E42 SLP072 P0001 T01830172
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2600 ft
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:44 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KMDH 281952Z 13005KT 10SM OVC026 18/17 A2975 RMK AO2 RAB1858E42 SLP072 P0001 T01830172

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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:47 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a
* Flood Warning for the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* From Saturday evening until further notice.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 30.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... minor flooding will develop late Saturday evening, moderate
flooding by Monday morning and major flood conditions Wednesday afternoon.
A crest near 43 feet will occur next Friday.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... the flood gate on north Main Street closes.


Lat... Lon 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941
      3723 8959 3732 8963




1210 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for the big Muddy river near Murphysboro.
* From Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 11 am Friday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage Sunday morning and
crest near 35.3 feet next Thursday. Moderate flooding will
develop Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... damage begins to property near shoemaker
drive in Murphysboro. Evacuations may be needed to parts of a
Mobile Home Park.


Lat... Lon 3777 8946 3784 8915 3778 8915 3773 8935
      3760 8941 3760 8947




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:59 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski,
Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.