Cape Girardeau, MO (63701)

12:52 AM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Timber Creek | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 440 ft 37.34 °N, 89.54 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

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63.8 °F
Feels Like 63.8 °F
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7.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 7.0 mph

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Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:47 PM
Waxing Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KCGI 300453Z AUTO 09008KT 10SM -RA SCT095 BKN110 18/17 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP112 P0002 T01780167 $
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:47 PM
Waxing Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KCGI 300453Z AUTO 09008KT 10SM -RA SCT095 BKN110 18/17 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP112 P0002 T01780167 $

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 11:55 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 200 am CDT for
northwestern Alexander... southern Bollinger... southeastern Carter...
northwestern Scott... Ripley... southern Wayne... northern Butler...
southern Cape Girardeau and northern Stoddard counties...

At 1153 PM CDT, showers and isolated thunderstorms continued across
warned area. Doppler radar estimates 1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall
across the area. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to increase
again overnight. So additional statements and warnings may be
required, due to additional flooding concerns. Areas northwest of
Poplar Bluff received around 2.5 inches of rainfall in a 3 hour
period.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, Jackson, Scott City, Chaffee, Doniphan,
advance, Oran, Benton, Wappapello lake area, Puxico, Kelso, Bell
City, Delta, Gordonville, East Cape Girardeau, Williamsville,
Dutchtown, Wappapello and Brush Arbor.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3683 9113 3682 9094 3693 9068 3706 9073
      3705 9043 3740 8965 3743 8944 3735 8943
      3729 8952 3725 8946 3715 8944 3660 9065
      3651 9113



1025 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 33.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 43.0 feet by
Saturday... may 6.
* 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




704 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southern Perry County in south central Illinois...
northern Union County in southern Illinois...
northern Johnson County in southern Illinois...
Williamson County in southern Illinois...
Jackson County in southern Illinois...
Franklin County in south central Illinois...
Bollinger County in southeastern Missouri...
Perry County in southeastern Missouri...
northern Wayne County in southeastern Missouri...
northern Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 100 am CDT

* at 700 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly. The heavy rain will fall across areas that have
already experienced extremely high rainfall totals of 4 to 8
inches over the last 24 hours or so.

Portions of southern Illinois in particular could see flash flooding
develop quickly once again. We are concerned about flash flooding
from Greenville to Perryville in southeast Missouri as well.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carbondale, Marion, Jackson, Herrin, Perryville, West Frankfort,
Murphysboro, Benton, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Carterville, Anna,
Johnston City, Christopher, Piedmont, Jonesboro, Marble Hill,
Greenville, Sam A Baker State Park and Rend Lake area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3727 9073 3727 9055 3732 9055 3732 9014
      3764 9015 3787 8994 3791 8985 3780 8968
      3796 8959 3803 8959 3815 8915 3812 8914
      3812 8870 3756 8871 3740 8964 3705 9043
      3706 9078



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:40 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, 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 southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeastern
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwestern Indiana, and a few
border counties of western Kentucky along the Ohio and
Mississippi rivers. Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain
are expected to spread eastward across mainly southeastern
Missouri and parts of southern Illinois this evening, and
develop there again overnight. This will only worsen an already
serious situation in this part of the region. Meanwhile, areas
further east may not see much precipitation tonight. However,
thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are expected to expand
eastward into the rest of the region throughout the day Sunday.
Radar estimates of as much as eight inches of rain have already
fallen over parts of the watch area. An additional two to six
inches of rain is expected to occur before the storm system
exits the area Sunday night, with the heaviest rainfall expected
in the Missouri Ozark foothills. Locally higher amounts are
also possible where numerous thunderstorms move across the same
area.


* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
further rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the
smaller rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across
the region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi
and Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early
may. Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash
flood warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland
flood warnings.

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.