All of this water has to go somewhere, right? It is all headed for the rivers. With that in mind, it is a good idea to look at some of the river levels around the region.
Below are the latest stages and forecasts from the National Weather Service for a few rivers in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. (The blue line is the observed river level. The green line is the forecast river level.)
5 miles WSW of Annapolis, Missouri:
Poplar Bluff, Missouri:
St. Francis River:
Cape Girardeau, Missouri:
Big Muddy River:
You can find other river stages by going here. This information is provided by the National Weather Service.