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Levees over topped near Rushville and Winthrop

According to Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett, levees have been over topped in southern Buchanan County, near Rushville and south of Winthrop.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 9:18 AM
Updated: Mar 21, 2019 6:56 PM

(BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo.) According to Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett, levees have been over topped in southern Buchanan County, near Rushville and south of Winthrop.

County officials are going door-to-door in the area but are not issuing an evacuation at this time.

According to the Atchison, Kansas County Emergency Management, the Missouri Department of Transportation is on scene ready to close Highway 59, if needed.

Stay with KQ2 as the situation develops.

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Cooler air has moved back over northeast Missouri and northeast Kansas on Friday. Temperatures only made it into the lower 30's on Friday with light winds across the mid west. A storm system will form and will head our way by Saturday night and Sunday. The chance for a rain and snow mix will be there as we go into Sunday night and Monday.
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