Elev 430 ft, 37.73 °N, 89.22 °W

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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:25 AM May. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

The Lake Wind Advisory cover all of southeast Missouri, southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, and western Kentucky.

* TIMING...1 pm CDT to 9 pm CDT.

* WINDS...Sustained 15 to 20 mph with occasional gusts of 25 to 30
mph, locally stronger along and west of the Mississippi River.

* IMPACTS...Small water craft may encounter choppy waters. Winds
from approaching thunderstorms over southeast Missouri may
increase winds on waterways during the late afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:21 AM May. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Monday the stage was 37.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue rising to near 38.7 feet by
Sunday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.


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Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     05/21  05/22  05/23  05/24  05/25

Mississippi River
Chester         27.0   37.87      37.6   37.0   36.8   37.1   37.7


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River Flood Warning
Issued: 2:13 AM May. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service
The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro
* until further notice.
* At  8:30 PM Monday the stage was 25.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 24.7 feet
by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 Feet...Some minor flooding in S 3rd & Division /
Plum Street area.

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 1:23 AM May. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 40.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 39.7 feet
by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 42.0 Feet...Several homes and structures in southern
Cape Girardeau County may be inundated or cut off due to backwater
flooding from the Diversion Channel. Evacuations may be required.
Thousands of acres are flooded. Numerous roads are closed both
along the Mississippi River and due to backwater flooding.

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