AP-MO--KLSX-MO Flood Warning (for forecast points) (Part 1), MO

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 29, 2013 at 1:08 pm •  Published: May 28, 2013

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FLOOD STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO

108 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER...

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT

...ALTON LD26

...ST. LOUIS

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108 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CANTON.

* AT 12:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.9 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.

* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 20.6 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS REACH THE TOP OF THE UPPER GATES.

* IMPACT...AT 19.5 FEET...IN LA GRANGE, PARTS OF HIGHWAY 61/HIGHWAY B

BEGIN TO FLOOD.

* IMPACT...AT 19.4 FEET...WATER REACHES THE TOP OF THE LOCK WALL,

FLOODING THE LOCK CHAMBER.

* IMPACT...AT 19.3 FEET...DRAINAGE DISTRICT BEGINS TO FILL UP.

* IMPACT...AT 18.7 FEET...IN LA GRANGE, 2ND STREET FLOODS BETWEEN

GREEN ST. AND LEWIS ST.

* IMPACT...AT 18.6 FEET...IN LA GRANGE, GREEN STREET FLOODS.

* IMPACT...AT 18.2 FEET...IN LA GRANGE, MO, BUNGE CAR PARK BEGINS TO FLOOD.

* IMPACT...AT 17.6 FEET...IN LA GRANGE, MO, THE ENTRANCE TO MARK TWAIN

CASINO PARKING LOT BEGINS TO FLOOD. ALTERNATE ENTRANCE IS USED.

ALSO, WATER REACHES THE BASE OF AREA LEVEES.

&&

LAT...LON 4022 9154 4022 9142 4003 9140 4003 9153

$$

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108 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT QUINCY.

* AT 12:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.9 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.

* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 24.8 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...IN QUINCY, BONANSINGA DRIVE IS CLOSED AT

CEDAR STREET AND AT KOCH'S LANE. ILLINOIS HIGHWAY 57 IS CLOSED

BETWEEN JEFFERSON STREET AND THE GARDNER DENVER COMPANY. IN

LAGRANGE, MO, MAIN STREET (U.S. BUSINESS 61) AND OTHER STRUCTURES

BEGIN TO FLOOD.

* IMPACT...AT 23.5 FEET...COUNTY HIGHWAY 7 IN QUINCY SOUTH OF PARKER

HEIGHTS PARK IS FLOODED.

* IMPACT...AT 23.0 FEET...OLD US HIGHWAY 61 BEGINS TO FLOOD SOUTH OF

LAGRANGE, 8.5 MILES UPSTREAM OF QUINCY.

* IMPACT...AT 22.1 FEET...BONANSINGA DRIVE AT BOB BANGERT PARK BEGINS

TO FLOOD. ALSO, THE BASEMENT OF THE SOUTH SIDE BOAT CLUB BEGINS

FLOODING NEAR THIS HEIGHT.

* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...ALSO AT THIS HEIGHT, SEVERAL HOMES ALONG

MAIN STREET IN NORTHERN LAGRANGE BECOME FLOODED.

* IMPACT...AT 21.9 FEET...THE LOWER FLOOR OF THE PIER RESTAURANT

BEGINS FLOODING NEAR THIS HEIGHT.

* IMPACT...AT 21.1 FEET...IN LAGRANGE, THE ENTRANCE TO A PARKING LOT

AT THE MARK TWAIN CASINO BEGINS TO FLOOD.

&&

LAT...LON 4003 9153 4003 9140 3991 9140 3991 9152

$$

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108 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT QUINCY LD21.

* AT 12:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.5 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.

* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 23.9 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACT...AT 21.9 FEET...NEAR THIS LEVEL, THE LOCK IS CLOSED TO

NAVIGATION. THIS LEVEL WILL VARY WITH CIRCUMSTANCE.

* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE: MINOR FLOODING BEGINS.

&&

LAT...LON 3991 9152 3991 9140 3983 9135 3983 9148

$$

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108 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT HANNIBAL

* AT 12:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.1 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.

* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 24.0 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.

* IMPACT...AT 24.5 FEET...SAWYER'S FAMILY FUN PARK SOUTH OF HANNIBAL

TYPICALLY CLOSES NEAR THIS LEVEL AS PARKING ACCESS TO THE PARK IS CUT OFF.

* IMPACT...AT 24.1 FEET...HIGHWAY 79 BEGINS FLOODING SOUTH OF HANNIBAL.

* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...THE ADMIRAL COONTZ RECREATION CENTER,

FORMERLY THE OLD ARMORY, ON COLLIER STREET FLOODS. NUMEROUS

BUSINESSES IN SOUTHWEST HANNIBAL OUTSIDE THE FLOOD WALL BEGIN TO FLOOD.

* IMPACT...AT 23.0 FEET...AREA SOUTH OF COLLIER STREET AND ALONG

SYCAMORE STREET OUTSIDE THE HANNIBAL FLOOD WALL FLOODS.

* IMPACT...AT 22.5 FEET...THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD TRACKS RUNNING

EAST AND WEST FLOOD.

* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...BNSF TRACKS JUST SOUTH OF HANNIBAL ARE FLOODED.

&&

LAT...LON 3983 9148 3983 9135 3974 9121 3967 9135

$$

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108 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT SAVERTON.

* AT 12:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.0 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.

* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 23.8 FEET BY FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACT...AT 21.4 FEET...NEAR THIS LEVEL, THE LOCK IS CLOSED TO

NAVIGATION. THIS LEVEL WILL VARY WITH CIRCUMSTANCE. ALSO, BNSF

RAILROAD TRACKS JUST SOUTH OF HANNIBAL ARE FLOODED.

* IMPACT...AT 19.6 FEET...THE NORTH END OF SAVERTON ROAD BEGINS TO

FLOOD.

* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET...THIS IS THE UPPER NAVIGATIONAL LIMIT FOR THE

POOL AT LOCK & DAM 22.

* IMPACT...AT 13.4 FEET...THIS IS THE TARGET POOL FOR NAVIGATION AT

LOCK & DAM 22.

* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...THIS IS THE LOWER NAVIGATIONAL LIMIT FOR THE

POOL AT LOCK & DAM 22.

* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...BUILDINGS IN UNPROTECTED AREAS ARE DAMAGED.

AT THIS APPROXIMATE STAGE, THE CORPS WILL LIFT ALL GATES OUT OF THE

RIVER, CREATING "OPEN RIVER" CONDITIONS. THIS TAKES PLACE AT A

DISCHARGE OF AROUND 160,000 CFS.

&&

LAT...LON 3967 9135 3974 9121 3970 9114 3952 9097 3945 9111

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