River stages along our stretch of the Mississippi River continue to rise, with flood warnings beginning this weekend.

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings to begin Saturday in Hannibal, Sunday in Louisiana, Clarksville, and Canton and Tuesday in Quincy.

Updated Saturday, May 5 @ 10 a.m.:

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Canton LD20
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by early afternoon
tomorrow and continue to rise to near 16.9 feet by Sunday morning,
May 13th. Additional rises are possible thereafter.

 

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Quincy
* from Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM Saturday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning
and continue to rise to near 19.5 feet by Sunday morning, May 13th.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.

 

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Hannibal
* until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM Saturday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
and continue to rise to near 18.9 feet by Sunday morning, May 13th.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.

 
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Louisiana
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning
and continue to rise to near 18.0 feet by Sunday, May 13.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.

 
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Clarksville LD24
* from late tonight until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 24.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by after midnight
tonight and continue to rise to near 28.2 feet by Sunday morning,
May 13th. Additional rises are possible thereafter.