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Freeze Warning
Issued: 2:12 PM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Freeze warning remains in effect from 3 am to 9 am CDT
Sunday...

* temperature... at or below 32 degrees for a few hours.

* Impacts... the sub-freezing air will damage or kill unprotected
sensitive vegetation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.





Flood Warning
Issued: 12:05 PM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Chester
* until further notice.
* At 11:30 am Saturday the stage was 33.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue falling to a stage of 32.1 feet
by tomorrow morning.

                   Fld latest 7 a.M. Forecast
location stg obs stg 10/21 10/22 10/23 10/24 10/25

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 33.03 32.1 31.2 30.2 29.3 28.5


Lat... Lon 3826 9043 3826 9030 3769 8935 3769 8959
      3787 9003





1015 am CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* Until Sunday October 28.
* At 9:30 am Saturday the stage was 36.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue a steady fall through the week,
dropping below flood stage early Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... the flood gate on Themis street closes.


Lat... Lon 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941
      3723 8959 3732 8963




Special Statement
Issued: 3:36 AM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Gusty northwest winds expected late this afternoon through
sunset...

As cold Canadian high pressure builds across the region, northwest
winds will increase significantly by 3 PM. Most of the area along
and east of the Mississippi River will see gusts up to at least 30
mph at times late this afternoon. The strongest winds will be
confined to the Interstate 64 corridor across southern Illinois
and southwest Indiana. Wind gusts in these areas may approach 40
mph. The winds will begin to diminish after 6 PM, but gusts to 25
mph may continue for much of the evening before finally settling
down.


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336 am CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Gusty northwest winds expected late this afternoon through
sunset...

As cold Canadian high pressure builds across the region, northwest
winds will increase significantly by 3 PM. Most of the area along
and east of the Mississippi River will see gusts up to at least 30
mph at times late this afternoon. The strongest winds will be
confined to the Interstate 64 corridor across southern Illinois
and southwest Indiana. Wind gusts in these areas may approach 40
mph. The winds will begin to diminish after 6 PM, but gusts to 25
mph may continue for much of the evening before finally settling
down.


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