Warnings, Watches, Advisories, and Outlooks for La Rue,Illinois
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Flood Warning for La Rue, Illinois

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1115 AM CDT Mon May 20 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in


Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau...Thebes and New Madrid

.Flooding continues along the Mississippi River. Cape Girardeau is in
moderate flood stage and forecast to slowly fall before rising next
weekend. Thebes is in moderate flood stage and forecast to slowly
fall before slightly rising next weekend. New Madrid is in minor
flood stage and forecast to slowly fall, dropping below flood stage
Wednesday night. Heavy rainfall upstream over the next 7 days may
lead to fluctuations in the forecast and slower fall rates.



Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated

Additional information is available at
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=pah /lower case/

1115 AM CDT Mon May 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Monday the stage was 40.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall to around 39.0 feet
on Friday before rising again to near 40.0 feet on Tuesday May 28.
* Impact...At 42.0 Feet...Several homes and structures in southern
Cape Girardeau County may be inundated or cut off due to backwater
flooding from the Diversion Channel. Evacuations may be required.
Thousands of acres are flooded. Numerous roads are closed both
along the Mississippi River and due to backwater flooding.

LAT...LON 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941
3723 8959 3732 8963

Lake Wind Advisory for La Rue, Illinois

National Weather Service Paducah KY
225 PM CDT Mon May 20 2019

...Gusty winds expected on area lakes Tuesday afternoon...

.Wind are expected to pick up from the east and southeast Tuesday
afternoon and increase in speed during the afternoon. This may
cause issues for boaters and small water craft on area lakes and

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Crittenden-Lyon-Trigg-Union KY-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-
Wayne MO-Carter-Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-
New Madrid-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown,
Jonesboro, Vienna, Golconda, Elizabethtown, Cairo, Mound City,
Metropolis, Fort Branch, Poseyville, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell,
Wickliffe, Paducah, Mayfield, Smithland, Benton, Murray, Marion,
Eddyville, Cadiz, Morganfield, Perryville, Marble Hill,
Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren, Doniphan,
Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston, and New Madrid
225 PM CDT Mon May 20 2019


The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Tuesday.

The Lake Wind Advisory cover all of southeast Missouri and
southern Illinois, as well as the Purchase area of West Kentucky
to the Land Between the Lakes. A few counties along the Wabash and
Ohio Rivers bordering Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky are also
included in the Advisory.

* TIMING...1 pm CDT to 7 pm CDT.

* WINDS...Sustained 15 mph with occasional gusts to 25 mph or
higher, especially along and west of the Mississippi River.

* IMPACTS...Small water craft may encounter choppy waters. Winds
from approaching thunderstorms over Southeast Missouri may
increase winds on waterways during the late afternoon.


A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

Any use of the information on this page is at your own risk. This information should not be relied upon in life-threatening situations, potential financial loss situations or in lieu of any officially disseminated information. Visit the National Weather Service for official information.

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