Grafton, IL

11:08 PM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 449 ft 38.93 °N, 90.47 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

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61.4 °F
Feels Like 61.4 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 14.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 1.73 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:53 PM
Waxing Crescent, 29% visible
METAR KSET 010354Z AUTO 22010KT 10SM SCT055 16/09 A2952 RMK AO2 SLP993 T01610094
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 1.73 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:53 PM
Waxing Crescent, 29% visible
METAR KSET 010354Z AUTO 22010KT 10SM SCT055 16/09 A2952 RMK AO2 SLP993 T01610094

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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:58 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Hardin
* until further notice.
* At 10:30 PM Sunday the stage was 29.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 33.3 feet by early Wednesday
morning.
* Impact: at 33.8 feet... Route 96 is overtopped in Kampsville. The
Kampsville Fire Department begins flooding.
* Impact: at 33.0 feet... River Road in Bedford is overtopped. In
Kampsville, the intersection of Illinois 100 and Illinois 96 floods
near this height.
* Impact: at 32.7 feet... Kampsville inn begins flooding near this
level.
* Impact: at 32.6 feet... in Kampsville, an open-sided Pavillion at
the south end of 2nd street, nearby restrooms, and businesses along
Broadway near Highway 96 begin flooding near this height.
* Impact: at 32.5 feet... the parking lot of the barefoot restaurant
in Hardin begins flooding near this level.
* Impact: at 32.3 feet... the sales office at Hurley Dodge in Hardin
begins flooding.
* Impact: at 32.2 feet... cottages along South Park street in south
Hardin begin flooding near this level.
* Impact: at 32.0 feet... Water Street in Hardin begins flooding near
John f. Kennedy street.
* Impact: at 31.8 feet... the Brussels Ferry service is interrupted.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04 05/05

Illinois River
Hardin 25.0 29.53 30.4 32.6 33.3 33.1 33.0


Lat... Lon 3952 9064 3952 9052 3898 9048 3891 9054
      3903 9062




947 PM CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The National Weather Service in St Louis has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Bond County in south central Illinois...
Greene County in southwestern Illinois...
Fayette County in south central Illinois...
Macoupin County in southwestern Illinois...
Jersey County in southwestern Illinois...
Montgomery County in south central Illinois...

* until 1000 am CDT Monday.

* At 947 PM CDT, reporting gauges indicate flooding continues
on area streams and rivers.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Jerseyville, Vandalia, Greenville, Litchfield, Hillsboro,
Carlinville, Staunton, Virden, Gillespie, White Hall, Nokomis,
Carrollton, Brighton, Girard, Mount Olive, Roodhouse, Bunker Hill,
Benld, St. Elmo and Greenfield.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 36 and 76.
Interstate 55 in Illinois between exits 41 and 63.
Interstate 57 in Illinois near exit 135.

This also includes Ramsey Lake State Park, Beaver Dam State Park,
and Lake Lou Yaeger.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3883 8870 3882 8913 3874 8914 3874 8959
      3900 8964 3900 9027 3892 9031 3896 9041
      3896 9053 3904 9058 3926 9061 3943 9062
      3952 9058 3952 8953 3935 8953 3935 8914
      3922 8914 3922 8881 3891 8881 3892 8869


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1121 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at grafton* at 11:00 am Sunday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest near 27.5 feet by early Wednesday
morning.
* Impact: at 28.0 feet... agricultural levee north of Highway 370 is
overtopped, flooding a St. Peters recreational area around a lake
near 370 and Truman.
* Impact: at 27.6 feet... Beasley fish Market at Main Street and
overmeyer begins flooding.
* Impact: at 27.5 feet... the intersection at Main Street and dagget
hollow begins flooding.
* Impact: at 26.5 feet... at this height the entrance to the Illinois
youth center at Pere Marquette State Park becomes flooded, forcing
the evacuation of those staying there.
* Impact: at 26.4 feet... residential flooding in Grafton occurs.
* Impact: at 26.0 feet... water distribution system begins to flood so
emergency measures begin.
* Impact: at 25.6 feet... car wash at main & Sycamore floods.
* Impact: at 25.5 feet... Brussels Ferry closes near this height.
O'jan's fish stand in Grafton closes near this height.
* Impact: at 25.2 feet... the intersection at Main Street and canal
street begins flooding.
* Impact: at 24.9 feet... water reaches the intersection of main St.
And Edwards St.
* Impact: at 24.7 feet... city of Grafton begins to DeTour traffic
along Route 100 (main street) at Evans street. Also at this level
the catholic church parking lot at main & Evans begins flooding.
This represents the lowest point on Main Street in Grafton.
* Impact: at 24.0 feet... roads within chataqua and Elsah begin
flooding near this height.
* Impact: at 23.6 feet... Missouri Route b from Highway 94 to New Town
is closed near this height.
* Impact: at 23.4 feet... huster Road and South Shore drive, both at
the entrance to the South Shore subdivision in eastern St. Charles
County, are closed near this level.
* Impact: at 22.5 feet... east end of Main Street in Portage Des Sioux
begins flooding near this height.
* Impact: at 21.9 feet... in northern St. Charles County, Missouri
Route b from lehmond island Road to Kampville drive, Wilson Road at
washeon Road, and Grafton Ferry Road and Sherwood Harbor Road north
of Smartt field are closed. West of Portage Des Sioux, Sioux drive
is also closed at this height.
* Impact: at 21.5 feet... in Portage Des Sioux, MO, Le Sieur street
leading to the Marina and to our lady of the river statue is
flooded.
* Impact: at 21.0 feet... water begins flooding the floor at The
Palisades Marina in Portage Des Sioux. Access to homes along North
Shore drive in eastern St. Charles County becomes cut off near this
height.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 05/01 05/02 05/03 05/04 05/05

Mississippi River
Grafton 18.0 21.64 24.8 27.2 27.5 27.4 26.9




Lat... Lon 3881 9057 3888 9057 3899 9046 3895 9028
      3882 9048