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Missouri River continues to fall after record crest

After cresting Friday afternoon, the Missouri River in St. Joseph continues to fall and will be below major flood stage by Sunday afternoon.

Posted: Mar 23, 2019 5:42 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2019 5:43 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) After cresting Friday afternoon, the Missouri River in St. Joseph continues to fall and will be below major flood stage by Sunday afternoon.

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the river was at 30.59 feet, which is down from the over 32 feet that it was at Friday.

The forecast brings the river to 27.1 feet by Sunday at 5 p.m.

The river is expected to continue to fall throughout the next week and by April 1, the river is forecast to be at 20.3 feet.

St. Joseph
Clear
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Hi: 53° Lo: 23°
Feels Like: 30°
Clarinda
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Hi: 49° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 21°
St. Joseph
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Hi: 51° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 30°
Chillicothe/Agri
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Hi: 51° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 26°
Falls City
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Hi: 48° Lo: 23°
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Sunny and warm weather is set to continue for this week with above average temperatures every day. Tuesday temperatures will warm into the lower 60s under mostly sunny skies. Winds will start to come from the south and stay out of the south on Wednesday pushing temperatures into the mid 60's. Winds will gusty with wind gusts up to 20 mph as we go into Thursday. Warm temperatures will stick around for the rest of the week into the weekend with temperatures topping out in the 60s or very close to that in the upper 50s. Most of this week into the week looks to stay dry and sunny.
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