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Flood Warning

River levels were beginning to fall in some locations but some roads, public areas and homes remained under water as flood warnings continued.

Flood warnings remain in effect across the Quad Cities and surrounding areas as of Tuesday:

Mississippi River: 

At Keithsburg – Flood stage is 14 feet and the river was at 20.1 feet and falling at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.  The river was forecast to fall to 19.1 feet Wednesday morning.

At Gladstone Lock & Dam 18 – Flood stage is 10 feet and the river was at 17.7 feet and falling at 4 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to fall to 17 feet by Wednesday morning.

At Burlington – Flood stage is 15 feet and the river was at 22 feet and falling at 4 a.m. Tuesday.  The river level was expected to fall to 21.2 feet by Wednesday morning.

At Muscatine – Flood stage is 16 feet and the river was at 21.3  and falling at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to begin to fall Tuesday.

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At Illinois City Lock & Dam 16 – Flood stage is 15 feet and the river was at 19.8 feet at 4 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to begin falling Tuesday.

At Rock Island Lock & Dam 15 – Flood stage is 15 feet, and the river was at 18.6 feet and falling at midnight Tuesday morning.  The river was forecast to fall to below 18 feet Tuesday morning and to fall below flood stage by Monday, April 29.

At Camanche – Flood stage is 17 feet and the river was at 17.4 feet and falling at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.  The river level was forecast to fall below flood stage Wednesday.

At LeClaire Lock & Dam 14 – Flood stage is 11 feet and the river was at 11.5 feet and falling at 4 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to fall below flood stage Wednesday morning.

At New Boston Lock & Dam 17 – Flood stage is 15 feet and the river was at 21.6 feet and falling at 4 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was expected to fall to 20.7 feet Wednesday.

Rock River:

At Joslin – Flood stage is 12 feet, and the river was at 18.8 feet and falling at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to fall to 17.8 feet Wednesday morning.

At Moline – Flood stage is 12 feet, and the river was at 16.3 feet at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to fall to 15.8 feet Wednesday morning.

At Como – Flood stage is 10 feet and the river was at 11.86 feet and falling at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to fall below flood stage Friday, April 26.

At Byron – flood stage is 13 feet and the river was at 14.8 feet at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was forecast to fall below flood stage by Friday.

Skunk River:

At Augusta – Flood stage is 15 feet, and the river was at 18.5 feet and falling at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.  The river was expected to fall below flood stage late Wednesday evening, April 24.

North Skunk River: 

At Sigourney – Flood stage is 16 feet, and the river was at 18 feet and falling at 8:30 a.m. Monday.  The river was expected to fall below flood stage Tuesday morning, April 23.

Wapsipinicon River: 

Near DeWitt 4S – Flood stage is 11 feet, the river was at 12.9 feet and steady at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.  The river level was expected to begin to fall Tuesday evening and to be below flood stage by Monday, April 29.

Near Anamosa Shaw Road – Flood stage is 14 feet, and the river was at 14.6 feet at 9:15 a.m. Monday.  The river was forecast to fall below flood stage Monday evening.

Get more flood warning info from the National Weather Service – click here.

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