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NWS: Issues Flood Warning for Mississippi River at Alton

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Mississippi River at Alton from Wednesday afternoon through next Tuesday March 19th.

As of Tuesday at noon, the stage was 18.6 feet. Flood stage is 21 feet.

The river is expected to crest near 22.2 feet early Friday morning and remain above flood stage until early next Tuesday morning.

Minor flooding in Madison and St. Charles Counties is expected.

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