(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Missouri River continues to rise and is causing flooding from the Iowa border to south of Atchison, Kan.
Missouri River levels as of Saturday morning:
St. Joseph: 25.24 feet, as of 10:30 a.m., moderate flood stage.
Rulo, Neb.: 25.53 feet, as of 10 a.m., moderate flood stage.
Brownville, Neb.: 45.71 feet, as of 9:15 a.m., major flood stage.
Atchison, Kan.: 27.68 feet, as of 9:00 a.m., moderate flood stage.
River levels continue to fluctuate because of flooding that is ongoing in parts of Holt and Atchison counties.
Latest forecast as of Saturday morning from the National Weather Service:
St. Joseph: Crest of 29.3 feet on Thursday.
Rulo, Neb.: Crest of 26.8 feet on Wednesday.
Brownville, Neb.: Crest of 47.5 feet on Tuesday
Athcison, Kan.: Crest of 31.4 feet on Thursday.
- Missouri River expected to crest in St. Joseph Sunday evening
- Missouri River to crest near all-time record level Friday
- Missouri River forecasted to crest at 29 feet by Thursday
- Missouri River forecast to have third highest crest ever in St. Joseph
- Missouri River expected to reach second highest crest on record in St. Joseph
- Missouri River to crest at just over 30 feet in St. Joseph, second highest ever
- Missouri River sets all-time record crest in St. Joseph, preliminary data says
- Rulo, Nebraska sets record crest on Missouri River
- Missouri River reaches major flood stage, crest forecast rises