Elev 965 ft, 39.77 °N, 94.85 °W

St. Joseph, Missouri

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Active Weather Alerts

River Flood Warning
Issued: 2:59 PM May. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service
The Flood Warning continues for
The Missouri River at St Joseph.
* until further notice.
* At  9:30 AM Thursday the stage was 20.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.3 feet by
Saturday morning then begin falling.
* 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.

Location          FS   Stage  Day/Time    Forecast

Missouri River
St Joseph       17   20.7   Thu 09 AM   22.3 Saturday morning


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:30 PM May. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has
issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Kansas and
northwest Missouri, including the following areas, in
northeast Kansas, Atchison KS and Doniphan. In northwest
Missouri, Andrew, Atchison MO, Buchanan, Holt, and Nodaway.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Friday morning

* Thunderstorms will develop and spread across far northeast KS
and northwest MO tonight through Friday morning. These storms
could produce very heavy rainfall over an area that is already
saturated from recent storms.

* Low-lying and flood-prone areas will be most susceptible to
the dangers of flash flooding. Areas near rivers, creeks, and
streams will likely become flooded during and immediately
after heavy rainfall. Be very careful if driving at night as
flood water are very hard to see.


A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


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