St. Charles Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:21 AM CDT Apr. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Grafton
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Thursday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
and to crest near 18.4 feet by Saturday morning. The river is
forecast to fall below flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* Impact: at 18.0 feet... flood stage. Right bank begins to
overflow... flooding farmland.


                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01 05/02

Mississippi River
Grafton 18.0 17.93 18.1 18.4 18.4 18.3 18.1




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






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:52 PM CDT Apr. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following
counties... in Illinois... Bond IL... Calhoun IL... Clinton IL...
Fayette IL... Greene IL... Jersey IL... Macoupin IL... Madison
IL... Marion IL... Monroe IL... Montgomery IL... Randolph IL...
Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri... Audrain MO...
Boone MO... Callaway MO... Cole MO... Crawford MO... Franklin MO...
   Gasconade MO... Iron MO... Jefferson MO... Lincoln MO... Madison
MO... Moniteau MO... Montgomery MO... Osage MO... Pike MO...
Reynolds MO... Saint Charles MO... Saint Francois MO... Saint
Louis City MO... Saint Louis MO... Sainte Genevieve MO... Warren
MO and Washington MO.

* From Friday evening through late Sunday night

* recent rainfall has has set the stage for a significant flooding
event this weekend. A slow moving and potent storm system will
interact with a very moist airmass to produce heavy rainfall
over the weekend. Rainfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are likely
with locally higher amounts possible across southeastern
Missouri and southern Illinois.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas... and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Moderate to major flooding is also
possible on larger streams and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are
favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the watch
area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to
make preparations just in case. Stay informed, and be ready for
quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning
is issued.



Carney



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:52 PM CDT Apr. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following
counties... in Illinois... Bond IL... Calhoun IL... Clinton IL...
Fayette IL... Greene IL... Jersey IL... Macoupin IL... Madison
IL... Marion IL... Monroe IL... Montgomery IL... Randolph IL...
Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri... Audrain MO...
Boone MO... Callaway MO... Cole MO... Crawford MO... Franklin MO...
   Gasconade MO... Iron MO... Jefferson MO... Lincoln MO... Madison
MO... Moniteau MO... Montgomery MO... Osage MO... Pike MO...
Reynolds MO... Saint Charles MO... Saint Francois MO... Saint
Louis City MO... Saint Louis MO... Sainte Genevieve MO... Warren
MO and Washington MO.

* From Friday evening through late Sunday night

* recent rainfall has has set the stage for a significant flooding
event this weekend. A slow moving and potent storm system will
interact with a very moist airmass to produce heavy rainfall
over the weekend. Rainfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are likely
with locally higher amounts possible across southeastern
Missouri and southern Illinois.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas... and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Moderate to major flooding is also
possible on larger streams and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are
favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the watch
area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to
make preparations just in case. Stay informed, and be ready for
quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning
is issued.



Carney