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    Special Weather Statement Issued for Stoddard County, Missouri
    January 18th 2016 by Dee Loflin
    Special Weather Statement Issued for Stoddard County, Missouri

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

    ... WIND CHILL VALUES FROM O TO -10 THIS MORNING...

    ... WINTER WEATHER EVENT LOOKING MORE LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...

    THOSE HEADING OUT AND ABOUT EARLY TODAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY COLD CONDITIONS. WIND CHILL READS WILL AVERAGE BETWEEN 0 AND 10 BELOW THROUGH 9 OR 10 AM.

    LOOKING AHEAD... LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ON TUESDAY AND THEN MOVE EAST INTO EASTERN ARKANSAS AND WESTERN TENNESSEE BY NOON WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION OVER THE FOUR STATE REGION LATER TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. WITH COLD AIR IN PLACE NEAR THE SURFACE... IT IS LOOKING LIKE MANY AREAS MAY BE DEALING WITH WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS COME SUNRISE WEDNESDAY.

    WARMER AIR WILL BE WORKING IN ALOFT AS THE SYSTEM MOVES TOWARD THE REGION. THIS COULD LEAD TO A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN... MAINLY DOWN ALONG THE ARKANSAS AND TENNESSEE BORDERS. SNOW COULD TRANSITION OVER TO A MIXED BAG OF PRECIPITATION IN THE PADUCAH AND CAPE GIRARDEAU AREAS. ALL SNOW IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS... SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND NORTHWEST KENTUCKY... WHERE THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.

    THERE STILL REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY AS TO THE EXACT TRACK OF THE SYSTEM... AND HENCE EXACTLY WHERE TRANSITION LINES FROM SNOW TO SLEET... FREEZING RAIN AND POSSIBLY EVEN PLAIN RAIN WILL OCCUR. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE UPDATES AS THE EVENT NEARS.


    Last Updated on January 18th 2016 by Dee Loflin




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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
    January 08th 2016 by Dee Loflin
    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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