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.

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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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