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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:49 AM CDT Mar. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Wednesday the stage was 33.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue rising to near 35.9 feet by
Tuesday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 36.0 feet... Chester water works pumphouse is threatened
by flood waters. Highway 61 is closed at The Bend at St. Marys and
a DeTour is set up through town.
* Impact: at 35.2 feet... in Perry County, Highway c is closed between
County roads 352 and 354 (the levee road) near Menfro.
* Impact: at 35.0 feet... Ste. Genevieve flood gates are closed at
this level.
* Impact: at 34.8 feet... Kaskaskia street near the Menard prison
begins flooding near this height.
* Impact: at 34.7 feet... the north parking lot at Menard correctional
center begins flooding.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 03/21 03/22 03/23 03/24 03/25

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 33.81 34.2 34.6 35.0 35.2 35.5




Lat... Lon 3826 9043 3826 9030 3769 8935 3769 8959
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