102 River sets record crest in Rosendale, surpassing 1993

The 102 River in Rosendale set a new record crest Wednesday after heavy rainfall that fell across the area.

Posted: May 30, 2019 9:17 AM

(ROSENDALE, Mo.) The 102 River in Rosendale set a new record crest Wednesday after heavy rainfall that fell across the area.

At 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, the river was at 24.37 feet, which surpasses the previous highest crest from 1993. The old record crest was 23.81 feet set back on July 25, 1993.

The river is expected to begin to fall late Thursday and into the weekend.

Related story: Flooding leads to multiple water rescues in Rosendale

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Friday night's rainfall brought anywhere between 1-5 inches of rain across the area and the threat for more rain tonight could lead to increased flooding potential into Sunday.
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