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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO 1209 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

The National Weather Service has issued the following four week extended river stage forecast for the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. This product is issued each Wednesday.

River/Station FS 05/20 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

Missouri River Jefferson City 23 23.01 12.3 8.7 7.5 7.0 Chamois 17 19.70 9.6 5.2 4.1 3.7 Hermann 21 22.94 13.5 8.5 7.3 6.8 Washington 20 20.19 13.3 5.8 4.7 4.4 St. Charles 25 24.98 20.0 12.2 10.7 10.2

Mississippi River Hannibal 16 11.06 11.4 11.2 10.7 9.9 St. Louis 30 21.35 16.7 10.7 8.3 5.3 Chester 27 21.25 20.0 13.4 11.0 8.0

Each value is the stage forecast for the Wednesday of that week. These forecasts are based on observed runoff and only include the next 24 hours of forecast precipitation. Any additional precipitation could cause an increase in river stage.

During extreme cold periods ice can form over rivers and on structures upstream causing river levels to drop lower than projected. Stay tuned to the latest hydrologic statements for the latest information.



The National Weather Service continues to create easier ways for you to receive your hydrologic information. The River Watch Mississippi River Basin site is an example of this desire. As this site evolves, it will include data in a consistently formatted product. In the mean time, please send us your comments so that we can better serve you.