684  
WGUS43 KLSX 091559  
FLWLSX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
1059 AM CDT TUE AUG 9 2022  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS MO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...  
 
KASKASKIA RIVER AT CARLYLE.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON OBSERVED PRECIPITATION AND FORECAST  
PRECIPITATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
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 CHANGE.  
 
THIS PRODUCT, ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND STREAM INFORMATION,  
IS AVAILABLE AT HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=LSX.  
 

 
 
ILC027-110400-  
/O.NEW.KLSX.FL.W.0103.220809T1800Z-000000T0000Z/  
/KCAI2.1.ER.220809T1800Z.220810T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1059 AM CDT TUE AUG 9 2022  
 
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER  
NOTICE...  
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...KASKASKIA RIVER AT CARLYLE.  
 
* WHEN...FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 16.5 FEET, NEAR THIS HEIGHT, DOWNSTREAM AGRICULTURAL  
FIELDS BEGIN FLOODING.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 10:30 AM CDT TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.3 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE RISING TO 16.7 FEET THIS EVENING.  
ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7:00 AM)  
LOCATION STG STAGE WED THU FRI SAT SUN  
 
KASKASKIA RIVER  
CARLYLE 16.5 16.3 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3862 8936 3861 8933 3851 8937 3849 8942  
3854 8942  
 

 
 
MRB  
 
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