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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 7:14PM CDT until May 30 at 5:00PM CDT by NWS Lincoln IL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois... Little Wabash River below Clay City affecting Richland and Clay Counties. .The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Little Wabash River below Clay City. * WHEN...Until tomorrow afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 19.0 feet, 2600E Road begins to flood 1.5 miles south of Wynoose. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:45 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 19.3 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 6:45 PM CDT Wednesday was 19.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late tomorrow morning and continue falling to 8.4 feet Monday evening. - Flood stage is 18.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Clay, IL; Richland, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 7:12PM CDT until June 1 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Lincoln IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois... Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown, Morgan, Schuyler and Cass Counties. .The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Illinois River at Beardstown. * WHEN...Until early Saturday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 14.4 feet, Seepage problems begin in the Coal Creek Drainage and Levee District. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:45 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 14.3 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 6:45 PM CDT Wednesday was 14.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Saturday morning and continue falling to 12.8 feet Wednesday, June 05. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Brown, IL; Cass, IL; Morgan, IL; Schuyler, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 7:07PM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois... Illinois River at Hardin. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Illinois River at Hardin. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 25.0 feet, Flood Stage. Lowland flooding of unprotected agricultural land begins. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:30 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 25.9 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 6:30 PM CDT Wednesday was 26.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 25.9 feet early Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

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Area
Calhoun, IL; Greene, IL; Jersey, IL

Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued May 29 at 2:51PM CDT until May 29 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Chicago IL

* WHAT...High wave action and dangerous currents expected at Lake Michigan beaches. Waves 3 to 6 ft expected. * WHERE...In Illinois, Northern Cook and Central Cook Counties. In Indiana, Lake and Porter Counties. * WHEN...Until 10 PM CDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Swimming conditions will be life threatening, especially for inexperienced swimmers. For information on swim advisories or bans at Chicago beaches: www. cpdbeaches. com.

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Area
Northern Cook; Central Cook; Lake; Porter

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT until May 31 at 4:00PM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Chester. * WHEN...Until Friday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 27.0 feet, Flood Stage. Unprotected farmland on right bank begins to flood. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 27.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday was 27.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 27.5 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage late tomorrow morning. - Flood stage is 27.0 feet.

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Area
Jackson, IL; Randolph, IL; Perry, MO; Ste. Genevieve, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Clarksville. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 27.2 feet, Silo Park just northwest of Clarksville off Highway 79 begins flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 26.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday was 26.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 27.2 feet early Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

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Area
Calhoun, IL; Pike, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Saverton. * WHEN...From this evening until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 15.5 feet, An access road to riverside raised homes on the riverward side of the Sny levee begins to flood near this level. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 15.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage this evening and continue rising to a crest of 17.1 feet early Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

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Area
Pike, IL; Ralls, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Hannibal. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 18.0 feet, The northern end of Southside Recreation #2 Park along Bear Creek begins flooding at this height. Gate wells are shut down to prevent the sewers from backing up. Also at this level pumps are set to standby. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:15 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 17.7 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:15 AM CDT Wednesday was 17.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 18.4 feet Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

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Area
Pike, IL; Marion, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Winfield. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 27.5 feet, At this stage, Lock and Dam 25 will stockpile 200 tons of sand, 12,000 sandbags, and 10,000 square feet of polyethylene plastic as a precaution. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 26.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue rising to 27.4 feet Sunday evening. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 26.0 feet.

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Area
Calhoun, IL; Lincoln, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Canton. * WHEN...From late Thursday night until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 14.0 feet, Both banks begin to overflow. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 14.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage early Friday morning and continue rising to a crest of 15.3 feet Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Adams, IL; Lewis, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Chester. Mississippi River at Winfield. Mississippi River at Hannibal. Mississippi River at Clarksville. Mississippi River at Louisiana. Mississippi River at Canton. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Saverton. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Louisiana. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 17.0 feet, The parking area at the boat house floods. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 15.9 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday was 15.9 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.9 feet Saturday evening. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Pike, IL; Pike, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:15AM CDT until May 31 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Missouri... Illinois... Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau. .Heavy rainfall through the Missouri and Mississippi Valleys have cause a small rise on the Mississippi River. The river will rise to flood stage at Cape Girardeau Thursday morning, and fall back below later that day. For the Mississippi River...including Cape Girardeau...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau. * WHEN...From Thursday morning to early Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 32.0 feet, Minor flooding occurs. The Mississippi River backs into several creeks producing flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 31.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 32.0 feet tomorrow morning. It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow evening. - Flood stage is 32.0 feet.

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Area
Alexander, IL; Jackson, IL; Union, IL; Cape Girardeau, MO; Perry, MO; Scott, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:09AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Missouri...Illinois...Iowa... Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Mercer and Louisa Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois... Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Des Moines, Mercer, Louisa and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Des Moines, Hancock, Lee and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Des Moines and Henderson Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18. * WHEN...Until further notice. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 10.9 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 11.5 feet Friday evening. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet.

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Area
Des Moines, IA; Henderson, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:09AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Missouri...Illinois...Iowa... Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Mercer and Louisa Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois... Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Des Moines, Mercer, Louisa and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Des Moines, Hancock, Lee and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Des Moines and Henderson Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at New Boston LD17. * WHEN...From Thursday afternoon until further notice. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:40 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 14.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage early tomorrow afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 15.4 feet early Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Louisa, IA; Mercer, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:09AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Missouri...Illinois...Iowa... Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Mercer and Louisa Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois... Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Des Moines, Mercer, Louisa and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Des Moines, Hancock, Lee and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Des Moines and Henderson Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Burlington. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Water affects low lying buildings and homes in Montrose and Niota. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 15.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.3 feet Friday evening. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Des Moines, IA; Lee, IA; Hancock, IL; Henderson, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:09AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Missouri...Illinois...Iowa... Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Mercer and Louisa Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois... Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Des Moines, Mercer, Louisa and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Des Moines, Hancock, Lee and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Des Moines and Henderson Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Keithsburg. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 14.5 feet, Water affects low lying areas in Oquawka. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 14.1 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 14.6 feet Friday evening. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

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Area
Des Moines, IA; Louisa, IA; Henderson, IL; Mercer, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:09AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Missouri...Illinois...Iowa... Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Mercer and Louisa Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois... Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Des Moines, Mercer, Louisa and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Des Moines, Hancock, Lee and Henderson Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Des Moines and Henderson Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Gregory Landing. * WHEN...From this afternoon until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Water affects buildings in unprotected low areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 14.9 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 15.8 feet early Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Hancock, IL; Clark, MO
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