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Atchison County, Missouri recommending evacuations near Missouri River

The Atchison County Commission and the Atchison County Levee District #1 are recommending people to evacuate who live near the Missouri River Bottom, this includes all areas in Atchison County west of I-29.

Posted: Mar 14, 2019 9:14 AM
Updated: Mar 15, 2019 9:16 AM

(ROCK PORT, Mo.) The Atchison County Commission and the Atchison County Levee District #1 are recommending people to evacuate who live near the Missouri River Bottom, this includes all areas in Atchison County west of I-29.

According to a press release, county officials say that there is danger of water going over the levy within the next week to 10 days. Officials are anticipating a mandatory evacuation to follow in the coming days.

If anyone is in need of shelter, contact the Atchison County Emergency Management at 660-744-6606.

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