Flood Warning
Expires 12:00 PM CDT on July 15, 2015

Statement as of 9:22 PM CDT on July 7, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at St. Louis
* until Wednesday July 15th.
* At 8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 32.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river is forecast to fall to near flood stage by Thursday evening
feet, then have a secondary crest near 33.3 Sunday morning and fall below flood
stage next Tuesday July 14th.
* Impact: at 33.0 feet... floodgates at the rutger street Railroad and
at Miller street are closed.
* Impact: at 32.0 feet... flood panels at Carr street and Poplar
street are installed.
* Impact: at 31.9 feet... the entrance to the parking garage just
north of Eads bridge begins flooding.
* Impact: at 31.7 feet... leonor k. Sullivan bouelvard begins flooding
at this level in front of The Arch.
* Impact: at 30.0 feet... floodwall at lacledes Landing is closed.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 07/08 07/09 07/10 07/11 07/12

Mississippi River
St. Louis 30.0 32.43 31.4 30.2 30.5 32.2 33.3

Lat... Lon 3881 9017 3883 9004 3826 9030 3826 9043 3873 9024

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Flash Flood Watch
Expires 1:00 AM CDT on July 09, 2015

Statement as of 3:50 PM CDT on July 7, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late Wednesday night...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following
counties... in Illinois... Adams IL... Bond IL... Brown IL...
Calhoun IL... Clinton IL... Fayette IL... Greene IL... Jersey IL...
Macoupin IL... Madison IL... Marion IL... Monroe IL... Montgomery
IL... Pike IL... St. Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...
Jefferson MO... Lewis MO... Lincoln MO... Marion MO... Pike MO...
Ralls MO... St. Charles MO... St. Louis city MO and St. Louis MO.

* Through late Wednesday night

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring heavy
rainfall and the potential of flash flooding to the region...
mainly tonight through Wednesday evening. Widespread multi day
rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are likely... with localized
amounts exceeding 5 inches.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas... and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger
streams and rivers will also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible but not
imminent in the watch area. People in the watch area should be
aware of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flash flooding.
Check your preparedness requirements... especially if you live in
flood prone areas. Stay informed... and be ready for quick action
if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

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