Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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FLWEAX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
1037 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017


...The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill Mo has issued a
flood warning for the following rivers in Kansas...Missouri...

  Missouri River at Atchison affecting Atchison...Buchanan and Platte
  Counties.
  Missouri River at Leavenworth affecting Leavenworth and Platte
  Counties.

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Kansas...Missouri...

  Missouri River at St Joseph affecting Doniphan...Andrew and
  Buchanan Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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/.

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1037 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Missouri River at St Joseph.

* from this morning until further notice.
* At  9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.5 feet by
  early Monday afternoon.
* At 24.0 feet...A residential area in northwest St. Joseph begins to
  flood.
* At 21.0 feet...Riverfront Park in St. Joseph begins to flood.
* At 19.0 feet...Backwater from the Missouri River floods property
  along the Nodaway river at Nodaway, Missouri.
* At 17.0 feet...Lowland flooding upstream and downstream from St.
  Joseph occurs.

&&
                       Latest
Location          FS   Stage  Day/Time    Forecast

Missouri River
  St Joseph       17   17.0   Sat 09 AM   24.5 early Monday afternoon

&&

LAT...LON 3991 9501 3990 9489 3975 9483 3964 9488 3970 9505



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1037 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill Mo has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Missouri River at Atchison.
* from Sunday morning to Wednesday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 19.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 25.7 feet by early Tuesday morning. The river will
  fall below flood stage by midday Wednesday.
* At 25.0 feet...A castings plant in Atchison is affected by flood
  waters.
* At 22.0 feet...Low-lying areas on the Missouri side of the river
  begin to flood.

&&
                       Latest
Location          FS   Stage  Day/Time    Forecast

Missouri River
  Atchison        22   19.6   Sat 09 AM   25.7 early Tuesday morning

&&

LAT...LON 3970 9505 3964 9488 3942 9493 3942 9508 3958 9516



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1037 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill Mo has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Missouri River at Leavenworth.
* from Sunday afternoon to Wednesday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 22.7 feet by early Tuesday morning. The
  river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* At 22.3 feet...Water enters Riverfront Park in Leavenworth. In
  addition, 2nd Street at the waste water treatment plant is closed
  due to high water. Persons should vacate the park to avoid the loss
  of life and property.
* At 20.0 feet...Lowland flooding occurs along the east and west
  banks of the river.

&&
                       Latest
Location          FS   Stage  Day/Time    Forecast

Missouri River
  Leavenworth     20   15.2   Sat 10 AM   22.7 early Tuesday morning

&&

LAT...LON 3942 9508 3942 9492 3918 9460 3913 9460 3918 9484



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