689  
WGUS43 KLSX 121655  
FLWLSX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
1155 AM CDT FRI OCT 12 2018  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVER IN MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT  
 
CLARKSVILLE LOCK AND DAM 24  
 
 
.THIS FLOOD WARNING IS A RESULT OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE BASIN  
OVER THE PAST WEEK...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ILC013-MOC163-131655-  
/O.CON.KLSX.FL.W.0096.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CLKM7.3.ER.180926T1250Z.181016T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1155 AM CDT FRI OCT 12 2018  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CLARKSVILLE LOCK AND DAM 24  
* AT 11:30 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 33.1 FEET THIS EVENING BEFORE  
FALLING TO NEAR 32.6 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. THE RIVER IS THEN  
FORECAST TO RISE AGAIN AND CREST NEAR 33.2 FEET TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT: AT 33.0 FEET...CLARKSVILLE CITY BUSINESSES FROM 1ST STREET  
TO 3RD STREET BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
FLD LATEST 7 A.M. FORECAST  
LOCATION STG OBS STG 10/13 10/14 10/15 10/16 10/17  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
CLARKSVILLE LD 25.0 32.94 33.0 32.6 32.9 33.2 33.0  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3939 9097 3945 9089 3938 9077 3923 9071  
3922 9081  
 

 
 
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