Metropolis, IL

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

Elev 348 ft 37.15 °N, 88.72 °W | Updated 0 second ago

Overcast
Overcast
75.7 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
4.0
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 8.1 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2700 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 7:41 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KM30 281955Z AUTO 18009G14KT 10SM OVC027 24/19 A2977 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW T02370191
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2700 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 7:41 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KM30 281955Z AUTO 18009G14KT 10SM OVC027 24/19 A2977 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW T02370191

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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:53 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a
* Flood Warning for the Ohio River at the Grand Chain dam.
* From Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 41.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... minor flooding will begin Sunday with moderate flooding
expected Thursday. A crest near 48.5 feet expected next Saturday
morning.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... water reaches the power house at lock and
dam 53.


Lat... Lon 3727 8908 3727 8884 3714 8888 3709 8907
      3717 8916




1253 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a
* Flood Warning for the Ohio River at the Brookport dam.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 35.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... minor flooding will begin Tuesday with a crest near
40.5 feet expected next Saturday.
* Impact... at 37.0 feet... minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.


Lat... Lon 3727 8884 3715 8861 3709 8872 3714 8888





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.