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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 8:44 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from midnight
tonight to noon CST Thursday...

* what... mixed precipitation expected. Total wet snow and sleet
accumulations of up to one quarter inch and ice accumulations
of up to one tenth of an inch are expected.

* Where... portions of northeast Missouri and west central
Illinois.

* When... from midnight tonight to noon CST Thursday.

* Additional details... the ice will result in difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.
Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory is issued for a variety of winter
weather conditions, such as snow, blowing snow, sleet, or
freezing drizzle and rain. It only takes a small amount of wintry
precipitation to make roads, bridges, sidewalks, and parking lots
icy and dangerous. It is often difficult to tell when ice begins
to form, so do not be caught off guard. In Illinois, call 1-800-
452-4368 for Road information. In Missouri, call 1-888-275-
6636 for Road information.



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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:07 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Valley City
* from Friday evening until further notice.
* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Friday evening
and continue to rise to near 20.9 feet by Wednesday evening.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 14.0 feet... the Road to norbut fish and wildlife area is
flooded.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 02/22 02/23 02/24 02/25 02/26

Illinois River
Valley City 14.0 8.61 10.0 12.6 15.2 17.3 19.2




Lat... Lon 3977 9067 3977 9053 3952 9052 3952 9064







807 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Meredosia
* from late Friday night until further notice.
* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Saturday morning
and continue to rise to near 23.3 feet by Wednesday evening.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 23.0 feet... flood fighting activities begin at Big Swan
Lake and dam.
* Impact: at 22.4 feet... Meredosia Lake Road overtopped.
* Impact: at 22.2 feet... low roads in Florence overtopped.
* Impact: at 22.0 feet... cargill company in Florence begins flood
fighting activities. Also, unloading operations are shut down at
the ameren Power Plant.
* Impact: at 21.0 feet... Chambers Road south of Naples floods at
mauvaise terre creek near this level.
* Impact: at 20.0 feet... beach Road just north of Shady Acres floods
near this height.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... city of Meredosia plugs storm sewer outlets.
* Impact: at 17.4 feet... Meredosia boat dock floods.
* Impact: at 13.0 feet... Sunset Beach Road begins flooding about two
miles north of Meredosia near this level.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 02/22 02/23 02/24 02/25 02/26

Illinois River
Meredosia 17.0 10.04 11.7 14.7 17.2 19.5 21.1




Lat... Lon 3988 9063 3988 9051 3977 9053 3977 9067