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  • Flood Warning for Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Flood Warning issued April 16 at 9:43PM CDT until April 17 at 4:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:43 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4 p.m.
  • ...The flood warning continues for the...Ohio River...at the following
    locations...affecting the indicated counties in Illinois...Kentucky and
    Missouri...
    Ohio River at...
    Grand Chain Dam...affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard and McCracken
    Counties.
    Cairo.............affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...Carlisle...
    Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties.
    Shawneetown.......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and Union
    Counties.
    .Heavy rainfall the week before last has caused river levels to rise
    on the Ohio River. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is
    forecast...at these locations. See the details below.
    The Flood Warning continues for
    the Ohio River at Cairo.
    * until Thursday afternoon.
    * At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 40.6 feet.
    * Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
    * Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
    tomorrow late morning.
    * Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
    agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.
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