Flood Warning issued May 23 at 9:32PM CDT until further notice by NWS Saint Louis St. Louis; St. Louis City ...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Canton Mississippi River at LaGrange Mississippi River at Quincy Mississippi River at Lock & Dam 21 Mississippi River at Hannibal Mississippi River at Saverton Mississippi River at Louisiana Mississippi River at Clarksville Mississippi River at Winfield Mississippi River at Grafton Mississippi River at Mel Price LD Mississippi River at St. Louis Mississippi River at Chester River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at St. Louis * until further notice. * At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 38.6 feet. * Flood stage is 30.0 feet. * Major flooding is forecast. * The river is forecast to continue rising to near 42.0 feet by Monday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter. * Impact: At 42.0 feet...Riverview Blvd becomes flooded. A panel floodgate is installed at Riverview Blvd. * Impact: At 41.0 feet...At this level, St. Louis City installs a double floodgate at Branch Street in north St. Louis. * Impact: At 40.3 feet...With record inflows from the Meramec, this was the stage at which U.S. Highway 61/67 at Route K west of Kimmswick was closed in both directions in December 2015. * Impact: At 40.0 feet...Lemay Park just south of Lemay Ferry Road will begin flooding. The St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District will shut down the Watkins Creek pump station in the 11000 block of Riverview Drive in Spanish Lake. * Impact: At 39.1 feet...Windsor Harbor Road bridge southeast of Kimmswick begins flooding, isolating residents south of the bridge. * Impact: At 39.0 feet...The city of Kimmswick, MO begins flooding. Two more St. Louis floodgates are closed at North Market Street (north St. Louis) and at Barton Street on the south side. Near this height, the Choteau Island levee is overtopped, affecting 2400 acres. && Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/24 05/25 05/26 05/27 05/28 Mississippi River St. Louis 30.0 38.59 39.3 40.7 41.5 41.9 42.0 && Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. This product, along with additional weather and stream information, is available at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lsx.