Cape Girardeau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:19 AM CDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* Until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Friday the stage was 36.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 36.4 feet by this
afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... the flood gate on Themis street closes.


Lat... Lon 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941
      3723 8959 3732 8963




Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:43 AM CDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM
CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM CDT
this evening.

* Timing... from late morning through the afternoon.

* Winds... south winds will be sustained from 15 to 20 mph with
gusts 20 to 30 mph.

* Impacts... winds are expected to be strong enough to cause
problems for boaters on area lakes. Small boats will be the most
significantly impacted. Boaters on Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley,
and Rend Lake will be significantly impacted due to their
extensive south fetches.

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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