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Special Weather Alert - Bitter Cold Wind Chill
January 10th 2016 by Staff Writer
Special Weather Alert - Bitter Cold Wind Chill

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING...

TEMPERATURES ARE NOT EXPECTED TO RISE MUCH THROUGH NOON. MOST LOCATIONS WILL REMAIN IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S.

THESE TEMPERATURES, COMBINED WITH BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS PRODUCING GUSTS RANGING FROM 20 TO 35 MILES AN HOUR...WILL KEEP WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS THIS MORNING. A FEW LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND THE PURCHASE AREA OF WEST KENTUCKY COULD SEE WIND CHILLS REACHING UP INTO THE LOWER TEENS.

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL OUTDOORS THIS MORNING...BUNDLE UP WITH LAYERS OF CLOTHING AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN FROM THE SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES.

IF YOU HAVE ANIMALS THAT SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE COLD WEATHER, BRING THEM INDOORS OR PROVIDE THEM WITH ADEQUATE FOOD AND SHELTER OUTDOORS.

MANY ROADWAYS THAT HAD MELTED SNOW ON THEM HAVE REFROZEN OVERNIGHT AND WILL REMAIN SLICK AND DANGEROUS THIS MORNING. OTHER ROADS, THAT WERE WET WITH RAIN SATURDAY EVENING MAY BE COATED WITH A THIN LAYER OF ICE. REGARDLESS OF THE ROAD SURFACE YOU MUST TRAVEL ON, USE CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION TODAY.

BEST ADVICE...IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TO TRAVEL THIS MORNING...STAY INDOORS


Last Updated on January 10th 2016 by Dee Loflin




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Possible Snow Accumulation on Saturday
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Possible Snow Accumulation on Saturday

...MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT...

WITH THE PASSAGE OF A STORM SYSTEM...THE FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL
OF THE SEASON IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT. AT THIS TIME...IT LOOKS
LIKE RAIN WILL BEGIN TO MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SNOW OVER FAR
SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STARTING LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THIS CHANGE OVER PROCESS IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS.

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1-2 INCHES
GENERALLY NORTH AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MOUNT VERNON ILLINOIS TO
VAN BUREN MISSOURI WITH THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA GETTING ANYWHERE
FROM A DUSTING TO ONE HALF INCH.

AS WE DRAW CLOSER TO THIS EVENT...THE DETAILS WILL LIKELY BE
ADJUSTED WITH TIME...SO STAY TUNED TO YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA SOURCE
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.


Last Updated on January 08th 2016 by Dee Loflin




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Flood Warning Issued for St. Francis River at Fisk
January 06th 2016 by Dee Loflin
Flood Warning Issued for St. Francis River at Fisk

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service at Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Flood Warning for the area of Fisk, Missouri in Stoddard County.

AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.0 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET. * FORECAST... THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. * IMPACT... AT 20.0 FEET... CONSIDERABLE FLOODING OCCURS.

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... THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...

LITTLE WABASH RIVER AT CARMI AFFECTING GALLATIN... WAYNE AND WHITE COUNTIES

.THE LITTLE WABASH RIVER AT CARMI WILL REMAIN IN MAJOR FLOODING THROUGH TOMORROW. RIVER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

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.


Last Updated on January 06th 2016 by Dee Loflin




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Special Weather Statement for Stoddard County, Missouri
December 30th 2015 by Dee Loflin
Special Weather Statement for Stoddard County, Missouri

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Special Weather Statement for our area.

... TURN AROUND DONT DROWN...

ALTHOUGH THE HEAVY RAIN HAS LEFT THE QUAD STATE REGION... THE DANGERS OF FLOODING STILL REMAIN IN AND NEAR MAJOR RIVER SYSTEMS IN OUR AREA. DONT BECOME A FLOOD STATISTIC... KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FROM HARMS WAY NEAR FLOOD WATERS.

THE RECENT HEAVY RAIN... SNOW AND ICE THAT FELL ACROSS THE MIDWEST THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS IS DRAINING FROM CREEKS AND STREAMS INTO MAJOR RIVERS ACROSS OUR AREA. AS THESE LARGER RIVERS CONTINUE TO RISE... SOME TO NEAR RECORD LEVELS... THE WATER WILL BACK UP INTO SMALL RIVERS THAT FEED INTO THEM.

IF YOUR TRAVELS TAKE YOU ACROSS BRIDGES OR ROADS THAT ARE PRONE TO RIVER FLOODING... PLEASE KEEP POSTED ON ANY ROAD CLOSURES ALONG YOUR ROUTE. MAKE PLANS TO USE ALTERNATE ROUTES TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION UNTIL THE FLOOD THREAT HAS LEFT THE AREA.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL HIGHWAY OR ROAD DEPARTMENT TO SEE WHERE ROADS ARE CLOSED IN YOUR AREA.

DO NOT DRIVE AROUND ANY POSTED BARRICADES... YOU ARE PUTTING YOURSELF... YOUR FAMILY... AND EMERGENCY WORKERS WHO MAY HAVE TO RESCUE YOU IN GRAVE DANGER. THE BARRICADES ARE THERE FOR YOUR SAFETY... DONT IGNORE THEM.

THE BEST ADVICE IS TO TURN AROUND... DONT DROWN. WHETHER THE WATER OVER THE ROAD IS OR IS NOT MOVING... THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT AND COULD ALLOW YOUR CAR TO SINK IN THE WATER.

THESE FLOOD WATERS WILL EVENTUALLY RECEDE IN EARLY JANUARY. IN THE MEANTIME... AVOID FLOODED ROADS AT ALL COSTS... YOUR LIFE MAY DEPEND ON IT.


Last Updated on December 30th 2015 by Dee Loflin




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Flood Warning Issued for St. Francis River at Fisk
December 30th 2015 by Dee Loflin
Flood Warning Issued for Fisk

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning for the St. Francis River at Fisk.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH, KENTUCKY HAS ISSUED 

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ST. FRANCIS RIVER AT FISK. * FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. * AT 6 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.5 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FORECAST... RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 21.1 FEET FRIDAY, JANUARY 8TH. * IMPACT... AT 20.0 FEET... CONSIDERABLE FLOODING OCCURS

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... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH, KENTUCKY HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ST. FRANCIS RIVER IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...

AT FISK AFFECTING BUTLER AND STODDARD COUNTIES

.DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINS ACROSS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI DURING THE PAST WEEK, THE WAPPAPELLO DAM WILL BE RELEASING A LARGE ABOUT OF WATER OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. MINOR FLOODING WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE ST. FRANCIS RIVER AT FISK EARLY THIS WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

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.


Last Updated on December 30th 2015 by Dee Loflin




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Latest Road Closures in Missouri Including Stoddard County
December 28th 2015 by Dee Loflin
Latest Road Closures in Missouri Including Stoddard County
Missouri - Road Closures!

The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed routes in Southeast Missouri due to the recent flooding. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution and plan alternate routes.

Routes that are closed include:

Bollinger County

  • Route H – from CR 702 to Route 51

Butler County

  • Route 158 – from Route 67 to Route 142
  • Route 142 – from Route EE to CR 353
  • Route 142 – Route 67 to Naylor City Limits
  • Route N – from CR 243 to CR 231

Cape Girardeau County

  • Route A – from Route U to CR 255
  • South Kingshighway in Cape – from Route 74 to Diversion Channel

Carter County

  • Route M – over Mill Creek
  • Route Z – near CR 206

Douglas County

  • Route Y – over Cowskin Creek
  • Route FF- over Hunter Creek
  • Route U – over Bryant Creek
  • Route EE – over North Fork River
  • Route 76 – over Fox Creek 

Dunklin County

  • Route DD – from Route 53 to CR 228
  • Route B – from Route BB to Route 62 

Howell County

  • Route Y – from Route 60 to the Texas County line
  • Route U – from Route 60 to Route N
  • Route K – from Route KK to Route MM
  • Route 142 – over Bennetts River 

Iron County

  • Route 221 – from Route 21 through Pilot Knob
  • Route F – from CR 164 to CR 165 (Crane Pond Creek)
  • Route D – from Route 72 to Route 21
  • Route 21 – from Route AA to Route CC
  • Route E – over Marble Creek
  • Route N – over Fork Black River 

Madison County

  • Route V – from CR 238 to CR 243
  • Route C – from Route V to CR 238
  • Route C – From Route N to the Iron County line
  • Route O – from Route E to End of State Maintenance

Mississippi County

  • Route 77 – from Route A to end of state maintenance
  • Route 80 – from Levee Road to end of state maintenance

New Madrid

  • Route V – from CR 702 to CR 708

Oregon County

  • Route K – over Whites Creek
  • Route 142 – over the Eleven Point River 

Ozark County

  • Route 95 – over Bryant Creek
  • Route 95 – from Route N to CR 167
  • Route 181 – over Bryant Creek
  • Route H – over North Fork River
  • Route T – from CR 527 to CR 512

Perry County

  • Route E – from CR 322 to CR 354
  • Route A – at CR 460
  • Route C – from CR 352 to CR 354
  • Route M – from CR 924 to Route H
  • Route 61 – from CR 502 to CR 506

Reynolds County

  • Route F – over Logan Creek
  • Route 106 – near Logan Creek
  • Route CC – From CR 465 to Wayne County line

Ripley County

  • Route NN – over North Prong Little Black River
  • Route H – from CR H-8 to Route KK
  • Route H – from Route KK to CR H-9
  • Route 142 – from Route B to Naylor

Scott County

  • Route E – from CR 342 to Washington Street

Shannon County

  • Route NN – over Rocky Creek
  • Route P over Big Creek
  • Route MM – from CR 651 to CR 99
  • Route T – over Spring Creek
  • Route N – over Spring Valley Creek 

Ste. Genevieve County

  • Route C – from Lawrencton Cut Off Road to Sprott Road
  • Route 61 – from Route M to Route H
  • Route J – from Buehler Rd to Route 61
  • Route V – from Route 61 to end of state maintenance

St. Francois County

  • Route 221 – over the St. Francis River
  • Route F – from Old Jackson Road to Wolf Creek Bridge 

Stoddard County

  • Route K from Route M to Route BB
  • Route T – from CR 295 to CR 297
  • Route BB – from Route C to Route K
  • Route K – from North BB to South BB

Texas County 

  • Route BB – over Big Piney River
  • Route U – from Route HH to Route 137
  • Route VV – from Laner Road to Shepard Drive
  • Route 32 - over Big Piney River 

Wayne County                                                              

  • Route KK – south of CR 456
  • Route FF – from CR 380 to Route 67
  • Route C – over Bear Creek
  • Route 49 – from CR 442 to CR 441

Wright County

  • Route Z – over Elk Creek
  • Route M – from Parks Creek to west of Hunters Creek Road
  • Route AB – over Wolf Creek
  • Route E – from Kempt Road to Dake Road

Last Updated on December 28th 2015 by Dee Loflin




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Updated Road Closures for Missouri - Including Stoddard County, Missouri
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The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed routes in Southeast Missouri due to the recent flooding. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution and plan alternate routes.

Routes that are closed include:

Bollinger County

  • Route H – from CR 702 to Route 51

Butler County

  • Route 158 – from Route 67 to Route 142
  • Route 142 – from Route EE to CR 353
  • Route 142 – Route 67 to Naylor City Limits
  • Route N – from CR 243 to CR 231

Cape Girardeau County

  • Route A – from Route U to CR 255
  • South Kingshighway in Cape – from Route 74 to Diversion Channel

Carter County

  • Route M – over Mill Creek
  • Route Z – near CR 206

Douglas County

  • Route Y – over Cowskin Creek
  • Route FF- over Hunter Creek
  • Route U – over Bryant Creek
  • Route EE – over North Fork River
  • Route 76 – over Fox Creek

Dunklin County

  • Route DD – from Route 53 to CR 228

Howell County

  • Route Y – from Route 60 to the Texas County line
  • Route U – from Route 60 to Route N
  • Route K – from Route KK to Route MM
  • Route 142 – over Bennetts River

 Iron County

  • Route 221 – from Route 21 through Pilot Knob
  • Route F – from CR 164 to CR 165 (Crane Pond Creek)
  • Route D – from Route 72 to Route 21
  • Route 21 – from Route AA to Route CC
  • Route E – over Marble Creek
  • Route N – over Fork Black River

Madison County

  • Route V – from CR 238 to CR 243
  • Route C – from Route V to CR 238
  • Route C – From Route N to the Iron County line
  • Route O – from Route E to End of State Maintenance

New Madrid

  • Route V – from CR 702 to CR 708

Oregon County

  • Route K – over Whites Creek
  • Route 142 – over the Eleven Point River

Ozark County

  • Route 95 – over Bryant Creek
  • Route 95 – from Route N to CR 167
  • Route 181 – over Bryant Creek
  • Route H – over North Fork River
  • Route T – from CR 527 to CR 512

Perry County

  • Route E – from CR 322 to CR 354
  • Route A – at CR 460
  • Route C – from CR 352 to CR 354

Reynolds County

  • Route F – over Logan Creek
  • Route 106 – near Logan Creek
  • Route CC – From CR 465 to Wayne County line

 Ripley County

  • Route K – over South Prong Beaverdam Creek
  • Route K – over Little Black River
  • Route NN – over North Prong Little Black River
  • Route H – from CR H-8 to Route KK
  • Route H – from Route KK to CR H-9

Scott County

  • Route E – from CR 342 to Washington Street

Shannon County

  • Route NN – over Rocky Creek
  • Route P over Big Creek
  • Route MM – from CR 651 to CR 99
  • Route T – over Spring Creek

Ste. Genevieve County

  • Route C – from Lawrencton Cut Off Road to Sprott Road
  • Route 61 from Route J to Route H

St. Francois County

  • Route 221 – over the St. Francis River
  • Route F – from Old Jackson Road to Wolf Creek Bridge

Stoddard County

  • Route K from Route M to Route BB

Texas County

  • Route M – over Roubidoux Creek
  • Route BB – over Big Piney River
  • Route U – from Route HH to Route 137
  • Route VV – from Laner Road to Shepard Drive

Wayne County                                                              

  • Route KK – south of CR 456
  • Route FF – from CR 380 to Route 67
  • Route C – over Bear Creek

Wright County

  • Route Z – over Elk Creek
  • Route M – from Parks Creek to west of Hunters Creek Road
  • Route AB – over Wolf Creek
  • Route E – from Kempt Road to Dake Road

 

For more information, please contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit the Traveler Information Map at: http://maps.modot.mo.gov/timi/index.aspx?district=10


Last Updated on December 28th 2015 by Dee Loflin




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