Minor flooding occuring along Mississippi River

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Flood warnings were issued for the QC and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service forecast minor flooding along the Mississippi River.

Flood warnings were issued for the following locations along the Mississippi River until further notice:

The river at Burlington at 10 a.m. Sunday was at 15.6 feet and steady. Minor flooding was occurring and forecast to continue. Water was expected to fall to 15.5 feet overnight. The flood stage is 15 feet.

At New Boston Lock & Dam 17, water had risen above its 15 foot flood stage to 15.2 feet and steady. Minor flooding was occurring Sunday at 10 a.m. and was forecast to continue.

Keithsburg was experiencing minor flooding Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The water had risen to 14.2 feet and the flood stage is 14 feet. At 14 feet water impacts low lying areas in Oquawka.

Gladstone Lock & Dam 18 had minor flooding Sunday at 10 a.m. and it was forecast to continue. The river level had risen to 10.6 feet and its flood stage is 10 feet. It was forecast to fall to 10.5 feet Sunday night.

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