Weather Warning

AREAS AFFECTED : JERSEY

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in 
Illinois...Missouri... 
Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24 
 
...Grafton 
 
.This Flood Warning is a result of rainfall that fell over the basin 
last week... 
The Flood Warning continues for 
the Mississippi River at Grafton 
 
* until Friday April 28. 
 
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 18.0 feet. 
 
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet. 
 
* Minor flooding is forecast. 
 
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon 
and to crest near 18.2 feet by Monday evening. The river is 
forecast to fall below flood stage by Thursday morning. 
 
* Impact:  At 18.0 feet...Flood Stage.  Right bank begins to 
overflow...flooding farmland. 
 
* Impact:  At 16.2 feet...For navigational purposes through Alton Lock 
and Dam control, the Corps will not allow the river to exceed this 
level, if at all possible.  Above this level, water inundates land 
not owned by the USACE. 
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Fld   Latest              7 a.m. Forecast 
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25  04/26 
Mississippi River 
Grafton         18.0   17.97      18.0   18.1   18.1   18.2   18.2 
&&