Cape Girardeau, MO

7:00 PM CDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0500)
East Gordonville | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 397 ft 37.32 °N, 89.66 °W | Updated 22 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
70.5 °F
Feels Like 70.5 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 3 miles
Clouds
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.10 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:06 AM 7:45 PM
Waxing Crescent, 9% visible
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Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 3 miles
Clouds
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.10 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:06 AM 7:45 PM
Waxing Crescent, 9% visible
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Watches & Warnings

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 Thebes.
* From Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 30.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... minor flooding will begin Sunday afternoon with moderate
flood conditions by Monday afternoon. A crest near 41.5 feet
expected next Friday.


Lat... Lon 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946





1247 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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




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.