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Highway 59 closing again due to flooding

MoDOT says 59 from Route 45 at Rushville to Atchison will close at 2 p.m.

Posted: May 21, 2019 1:16 PM
Updated: May 21, 2019 2:29 PM

(BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo.) Flooding is once again leading to the shut down of Highway 59.

MoDOT said Highway 59 will close from Route 45 at Rushville to Atchison, Kansas at 2 p.m. today due to flooding.

Drivers will have to use Highway 36 into Kansas as an alternate route.

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St. Joseph
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Hi: 73° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 69°
Maryville
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Savannah
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Hi: 73° Lo: 52°
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Cameron
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Hi: 72° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 67°
Atchison
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Clouds will continue to move into the area tonight with a slight chance for an isolated shower. Tomorrow we will see a few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms move through the area, mainly through the morning and afternoon hours. Temperatures will warm into the upper 60s and lower 70s. Rain chances are set to continue on Sunday with temperatures back in the 60s. Rain chances will linger into next week. The rain will be on the lighter side Monday into Tuesday. Ran showers will increase with the possibility for a few thunderstorms Wednesday into Thursday. Temperatures will continue warm into next week with highs in the mid to upper 70s.
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