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Flood Warning issued May 27 at 9:44AM CDT until May 31 at 9:24AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 9:44 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016
Expires: 9:24 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

...The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Missouri...
Meramec River near Sullivan
.This Flood Warning is a result of 1 to 2 inches of precipitation the
past 24 hours and up to 1 inch forecast in the next 24 hours...
The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Meramec River near Sullivan
* from this evening to Tuesday morning.
* At 9:00 AM Friday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and
crest near 15.3 feet by early Sunday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by late Monday morning.
* Impact: At 15.6 feet...The basic loop of the Onondaga Cave State
Park campground begins flooding near this height.
* Impact: At 14.5 feet...At this height the Arapaho Campground will
evacuate campers. This campground is about 8.5 river miles
downstream from the gage. About 14.3 miles upstream of the gage...
Cave Road access to Ozark Outdoors begins flooding near this
height.
* Impact: At 14.0 feet...The main entrance road to the Meramec State
Park campground begins flooding...blocking acess to cabins 1-8...
the picnic and playground areas, and the Wilderness Trailhead
parking lot. At Onondaga Cave State Park...the primary entrance to
the campground is closed and the secondary entrance is used near
this height.
* Impact: At 13.5 feet...Cave Road begins flooding at Onondaga Cave
State Park near this height.
* Impact: At 12.0 feet...The main entrance gate at Onondaga Cave
State Park begins flooding near this height. This may eventually
force the park to use the rear entrance as the primary entrance to
the park.
* Impact: At 11.5 feet...A small bridge in the back of Meramec State
Park park is flooded, cutting the park in two. If the river
continues to rise...park officials will evacuate the campgrounds at
this point.
* Impact: At 11.0 feet...Right Bank begins to overflow flooding
wooded areas.
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Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/28 05/29 05/30 05/31 06/01
Meramec River
Sullivan 11.0 7.90 13.4 15.0 11.4 8.3 7.1
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