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Flood Warning issued July 05 at 9:21PM CDT until further notice by NWS
Effective: 9:21 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2015
Expires: 1:21 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

...The flood warning continues for the...Mississippi River...at the
following locations...affecting the indicated counties in Illinois...
Missouri and Kentucky...Minor flooding is occurring and Minor
flooding is forecast. See all of the details below...
Mississippi River at...
Cape Girardeau...affecting Alexander...Jackson...Union...Cape
Girardeau...Perry and Scott Counties.
Thebes...........affecting Alexander and Scott Counties.
New Madrid.......affecting Fulton...Mississippi and New Madrid
Counties.
.Heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise on the Mississippi
River. At Cape Girardeau...Major flooding continues. The River will
continue to fall to a stage of 41.3 feet by Tuesday morning. At
Thebes...Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is
forecast. The River will continue to fall to a stage of 40.7 feet by
Tuesday morning. At New Madrid...Minor flooding is occurring and Minor
flooding is forecast. See all of the details below...
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 42.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 41.3 feet
by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 42.0 Feet...Several homes and structures in southern
Cape Girardeau County may be inundated or cut off due to backwater
flooding from the Diversion Channel. Evacuations may be required.
Thousands of acres are flooded. Numerous roads are closed both
along the Mississippi River and due to backwater flooding.
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