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

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

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a freeze
warning, which is 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: 10:15 AM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Thebes.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 9:30 am Saturday the stage was 35.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue a steady fall, eventually
to below flood stage by Wednesday night.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... the town of Thebes begins to flood.


Lat... Lon 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946



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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.


Drs


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.


Drs

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