Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for St. Charles (MOC183) Missouri Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Warning Flood Warning - St. Charles (Missouri)


Updated:Tue 18-Sep-18 09:40pm CDT
Effective:Tue 18-Sep-18 09:40pm CDT
Expires:Sat 22-Sep-18 10:00am CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: St. Charles
 
Instructions: Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The national weather service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. This product, along with additional weather and stream information, is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.

Message summary: ...the flood warning continues for the following river in missouri and illinois...
Mississippi river at canton lock and dam 20 quincy quincy lock and dam 21 hannibal saverton lock and dam 22 louisiana clarksville lock and dam 24 winfield lock and dam 25 grafton .this flood warning is a result of heavy rainfall over the past month across the basin...
The flood warning continues for the mississippi river at grafton
* until saturday morning.
* at 9:00 pm tuesday the stage was 19.3 feet.
* flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* minor flooding is forecast.
* the river is forecast to fall below flood stage late friday morning. && fld latest 7 a.m. Forecast location stg obs stg 09/19 09/20 09/21 09/22 09/23 mississippi river grafton 18.0 19.34 19.3 18.9 18.1 17.3 16.3 &&
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone MOC183