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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Bates; Cass; Henry

NWS Kansas City (Northwestern Missouri)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri...Kansas... Big Creek at Blairstown affecting Cass...Henry and Johnson Counties. South Grand River at Urich affecting Bates...Cass and Henry Counties. Stranger Creek at Easton affecting Atchison and Leavenworth Counties. Stranger Creek near Tonganoxie affecting Leavenworth County. The Flood Warning continues for The South Grand River at Urich.

* until Friday morning.

* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 28.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.6 feet by Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday morning.

* At 29.5 feet...Flood waters approach 4th Street at Elm Street, and one block west of Green Street. Basement and garage flooding also occurs near 4th and Elm streets.

* At 28.0 feet...K Highway is under water approximately 1 mile south of Urich. Many other roads along the river are flooded as well.

* At 24.0 feet...Flooding occurs across locations within 0.5 to 1.5 miles of the river. Areas affected include low lying pastures along with cropland and secondary roads. && Latest Location FS Stage Day/Time Forecast South Grand River Urich 24 28.0 Tue 02 PM 29.6 Wednesday morning &&

Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will carry most vehicles away.This product along with additional weather and stream information is available at www.weather.gov/kc/.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Bates; Henry

NWS Kansas City (Northwestern Missouri)

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Southern Miami County in east central Kansas... Linn County in east central Kansas... Henry County in west central Missouri... Bates County in west central Missouri...

* Until 900 PM CDT Tuesday

* At 900 AM CDT, reporting gauges indicate widespread rainfall totals of over 3 to 4 inches fell in the warning area overnight, leading to flooding of some area roads and low water crossings.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Clinton, Osawatomie, Butler, Windsor, Adrian, Rich Hill, Pleasanton, La Cygne, Mound City, Drexel, Linn Valley, Calhoun, Deepwater, Montrose, Hume, Parker, Fontana, Coal, Amsterdam and Amoret.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Bates; Vernon

NWS Springfield (Southwestern Missouri)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri... Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties .Heavy rainfall that occured last night will cause river levels to rise above flood stage. Do not cross flooded roadways. ...For the Osage River near Schell City...

* At 2:45 PM Tuesday The stage was 14.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to rise to near 32.3 feet by early Sunday morning.

* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Flood waters impact all of the low lying areas in the Schell Osage Conservation Area as well as several county roads west of Schell City. && FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Osage River Basin Schell City 30 14.5 Tue 03 PM 26.9 28.9 30.1 &&

Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for later statements. Additional river information can be found on our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ index.php?wfo=sgf


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Cass; Henry; Johnson

NWS Kansas City (Northwestern Missouri)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri...Kansas... Big Creek at Blairstown affecting Cass...Henry and Johnson Counties. South Grand River at Urich affecting Bates...Cass and Henry Counties. Stranger Creek at Easton affecting Atchison and Leavenworth Counties. Stranger Creek near Tonganoxie affecting Leavenworth County. The Flood Warning continues for The Big Creek at Blairstown.

* until late Thursday night.

* At 2:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 26.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 27.1 feet by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday morning.

* At 26.0 feet...Many farm levees along Big Creek are overtopped. Flooding of rural areas behind the levees occurs.

* At 23.0 feet...Flooding occurs at the west approach to the N Highway bridge located 0.2 miles west of Blairstown. Flooding also occurs across B Highway near Big Creek which is several miles northwest of Blairstown.

* At 20.0 feet...The west bank of the creek begins to flood. && Latest Location FS Stage Day/Time Forecast Big Creek Blairstown 20 26.8 Tue 02 PM 27.1 this evening &&

Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will carry most vehicles away.This product along with additional weather and stream information is available at www.weather.gov/kc/.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Henry

NWS Kansas City (Northwestern Missouri)

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas... Southeastern Atchison County in northeastern Kansas... Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas... Northern Miami County in east central Kansas... Johnson County in east central Kansas... Northern Henry County in west central Missouri... Northwestern Pettis County in central Missouri... Jackson County in west central Missouri... Johnson County in west central Missouri... Cass County in west central Missouri... Clay County in west central Missouri... Southwestern Clinton County in northwestern Missouri... Southwestern Lafayette County in west central Missouri... Platte County in west central Missouri...

* Until 730 PM CDT Tuesday

* At 734 AM CDT, rain gauge data indicates heavy rainfall fell Monday night that will continue to cause flooding in the warning area through at least Tuesday evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Independence, Lee`s Summit, Shawnee, Blue Springs, Lenexa, Leavenworth, Leawood, Raytown, Liberty, Gladstone, Grandview, Belton, Prairie Village, Raymore, Gardner, Warrensburg and Grain Valley.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Vernon

NWS Springfield (Southwestern Missouri)

...The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Missouri... Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County. .Heavy rainfall that occurred across the area last night will cause river levels to rise above flood stage. Do not cross flooded roadways. For the Marmaton River near Nevada.

* At 2:45 PM Tuesday The stage was 8.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue to rise to near 22.1 feet by Thursday evening. The river will fall below flood stage by late Friday morning.

* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Flood waters impact the county road west of Nevada at the gage site. && FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Marmaton River Basin Nevada 20 8.3 Tue 03 PM 17.9 21.5 21.0 &&

Those with property and livestock along the river should continue to monitor river conditions. Additional river information can be found on our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ index.php?wfo=sgf






Weather Headlines

Updated: 12:40 PM - A gradual weakening trend will continue but light showers may continue through the afternoon in southern MO and northern AR.
Posted: 4:06 PM - Rain in the region prompted rescues of stranded motorists and others who scrambled to safety atop rooftops.  
Updated: 10:40 AM - Flash flood warnings have been issued across the area.
Updated: 04/30/2017 - Check road closings on MoDOT's interactive map.
Updated: 7:25 AM - National Weather Service meteorologist Jenni Laflin says from 4 to 6 inches fell in a widespread area around Kansas City from Monday to early Tuesday, with some areas receiving up to 9 inches.