Kansas City, MO

8:10 AM CDT on August 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Joe's Datacenter - Paseo West | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 925 ft 39.10 °N, 94.57 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

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Pressure 30.04 in
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Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 2.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:03 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMKC 221254Z 00000KT 9SM SCT055 BKN070 20/19 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02000194
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 2.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:03 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMKC 221254Z 00000KT 9SM SCT055 BKN070 20/19 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02000194

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:37 AM CDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3849 9462 3856 9461 3850 9507 3897 9506
      3899 9507 3897 9509 3898 9519 3942 9519
      3948 9462 3945 9421 3921 9421 3914 9410
      3893 9412 3893 9347 3854 9351 3845 9406


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620 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Indian Creek at Stateline Rd Leawood.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 5:30 am Tuesday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late this morning.
* At 26.0 feet... water begins to affect commercial buildings near
104th street just west of state line Road.
* At 25.0 feet... water begins to cover portions of state line Road.
* At 23.0 feet... parking lot just west of state line Road begins to
flood.
* At 20.0 feet... water begins to cover the portion of Lee Boulevard
located south of Interstate 435.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Indian Creek
Stateline Rd l 20 27.7 Tue 05 am 27.2 this morning


lat... Lon 3892 9462 3894 9462 3896 9456 3895 9456






620 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Indian Creek at Overland Park.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 5:15 am Tuesday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
this morning.
* At 16.5 feet... flood waters approach homes along Conser street.
* At 15.1 feet... flood waters reach Antioch Road 600 feet north of
Indian Creek. Water also reaches buildings near the creek along
Antioch Road west 106th Circle and El Monte cul de SAC.
* At 14.3 feet... flood waters threaten basements along Lowell and
Antioch Road.
* At 8.0 feet... low-lying land along the creek begins to flood,
including a paved bike and walking path.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Indian Creek
Overland Park 14 16.9 Tue 05 am 15.0 this morning


lat... Lon 3892 9470 3894 9470 3895 9466 3894 9462 3892 9462






557 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Missouri River at Napoleon.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 5:00 am Tuesday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 22.1 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by early Thursday afternoon.
* At 17.0 feet... low-lying areas unprotected by levees begin to
flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Missouri River
Napoleon 17 14.8 Tue 05 am 22.1 Wednesday morning


lat... Lon 3916 9415 3922 9417 3925 9386 3918 9384 3911 9405






557 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Missouri River at Sibley.
* From this afternoon to late Thursday night.
* At 8:41 am Monday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 24.9 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* At 22.0 feet... low-lying rural areas along the river and outside of
levee protection flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Missouri River
Sibley 22 14.2 Mon 09 am 24.9 Wednesday morning


lat... Lon 3925 9431 3922 9417 3916 9415 3918 9420 3918 9432






520 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

* flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 32.2
feet this morning.
* At 30.0 feet... low-lying areas near 40 Highway are flooded.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
40 Highway 30 not available 32.2 this morning


lat... Lon 3907 9452 3908 9451 3908 9448 3906 9448






520 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Blue River at stadium drive.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 4:30 am Tuesday the stage was 32.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early this morning and
continue to rise to near 33.5 feet by this morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by late this morning.
* At 32.0 feet... a low-lying area on the east side of the river near
stadium drive begins to flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
stadium drive 33 32.4 Tue 04 am 33.5 this morning


lat... Lon 3904 9453 3907 9452 3906 9448 3904 9449






520 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Blue River at 63rd street.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 48.9
feet late this morning.
* At 49.0 feet... water approaches 59th street.
* At 48.0 feet... low-lying areas in the vicinity of 63rd street begin
to flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
63rd street 48 not available 48.9 late this morning


lat... Lon 3900 9455 3903 9455 3902 9450 3899 9451






228 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Blue River near Stanley.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 2:16 am Tuesday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 21.3 feet by
early this morning. The river will fall below flood stage this
morning.
* At 18.0 feet... flood waters enter the yards of a few homes along
the river and threaten rural roads.
* At 16.0 feet... farmland adjacent to the Blue River floods.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
Stanley 16 19.5 Tue 02 am 21.3 early this morning


lat... Lon 3883 9469 3885 9463 3880 9463 3879 9467






227 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Little Blue river near Lake City.

* From early this morning to late Wednesday night.
* At 1:45 am Tuesday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight this morning
and continue to rise to near 26.7 feet by this afternoon. The river
will fall below flood stage by early Wednesday morning.

* At 18.0 feet... low-lying areas adjacent to the river begin to
flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Little Blue River
Lake city 18 17.4 Tue 02 am 26.7 this afternoon


lat... Lon 3905 9438 3921 9430 3921 9424 3911 9427 3905 9432






223 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Blue River at 12th street.
* From this morning to Wednesday afternoon.
* At 1:45 am Tuesday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 30.0 feet... low-lying areas near 12th street begin to flood.
When the Missouri River is high, the flood waters from the Blue
River may approach the top of the flood wall on the West Bank of
the Blue River near the Wilson Avenue bridge.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
12th street 30 22.3 Tue 02 am 31.7 this afternoon


lat... Lon 3909 9451 3912 9451 3913 9448 3912 9446 3909 9448






223 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Blue River at Colorado Avenue.
* From this morning to this evening.
* At 2:02 am Tuesday the stage was 49.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 56.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
to rise to near 56.3 feet by late this morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by this afternoon.
* At 56.0 feet... flood waters approach Denver Avenue.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast
Blue River
Colorado Ave 56 49.2 Tue 02 am 56.3 late morning



Blue River
lat... Lon 3903 9455 3904 9453 3904 9449 3902 9450





218 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Blue River at Blue Ridge Boulevard.

* From early this morning to Wednesday afternoon.
* At 2:00 am Tuesday the stage was 34.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight this morning
and continue to rise to near 41.0 feet by this morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by late this afternoon.
* At 38.6 feet... Blue Ridge Boulevard on the west side of the bridge
begins to flood.
* At 36.5 feet... Red Bridge Road begins to flood.
* At 36.0 feet... low-lying apartments on Holmes Road begin to flood.
* At 35.3 feet... Recreation Area on the northwest side of the bridge
begins to flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
Blue Ridge bou 35 34.7 Tue 02 am 41.0 this morning


lat... Lon 3895 9458 3897 9457 3896 9453 3894 9453






1251 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Blue River at 71 Highway.
* From this morning to Wednesday morning.
* Flood stage is 61.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 61.1
feet late this morning.
* At 61.0 feet... low-lying areas in the vicinity of Hickman Mills
drive, 85th street, and 71 Highway begin to flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
71 Highway 61 61.1 late this morning


lat... Lon 3900 9455 3899 9451 3896 9453 3897 9457





1251 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Blue River at Bannister Road.
* From early this morning to Wednesday morning.
* At 11:45 PM Monday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early this morning and
continue to rise to near 35.8 feet by this morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by late this morning.
* At 34.0 feet... Woodlands along the river are flooded. Water may
also approach flood stage at 71 Highway and other downstream
locations.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Blue River
Bannister Road 34 16.9 Tue 12 am 35.8 this morning


lat... Lon 3885 9463 3896 9458 3894 9453 3884 9459 3880 9463






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:29 PM CDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 10 PM CDT this
evening through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Kansas and Missouri, including the following
areas, in Kansas, Atchison KS, Doniphan, Johnson KS,
Leavenworth, Linn KS, Miami, and Wyandotte. In Missouri,
Andrew, Bates, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Chariton,
Clay, Clinton, Daviess, De Kalb, Grundy, Henry, Jackson,
Johnson MO, Lafayette, Linn MO, Livingston, Pettis, Platte,
ray, Saline, and Sullivan.

* From 10 PM CDT this evening through Tuesday morning

* a storm system with a slow moving cold front will bring periods
of moderate to heavy rain to the watch area late tonight into
Tuesday morning. Total rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches appear
likely, however some areas may receive higher amounts before
rain comes to an end late Tuesday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.