Latest update for Missouri River levels, crest to happen Thursday in St. Joseph

Latest forecast for the Missouri River as of Saturday morning.

Posted: Mar. 16, 2019 11:33 AM
Updated: Mar. 16, 2019 9:37 PM

(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.

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Temperatures remaining near or slightly above average for the next few days as conditions stay dry. For tonight, another dry night with mostly clear skies. Lows will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s. There could be a little bit of patchy fog as well.
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