Missouri River expected to crest in St. Joseph Sunday evening

The Missouri River has been rising due to recent rainfall in the area but it is expected to crest Sunday evening below major flood stage.

Posted: May 26, 2019 11:17 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Missouri River has been rising due to recent rainfall in the area but it is expected to crest Sunday evening below major flood stage.

As of Sunday morning, the river was at a height of 24.97 feet at 10:30 a.m. The river began rising on Friday and is up nearly five feet from Friday's levels.

The forecast from the National Weather Service brings the river to 25.1 feet Sunday evening and then it is expected to fall beginning early Monday.

The river is expected to stay in moderate flood stage through much of this week.

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Saint Joseph
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 82° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 84°
Maryville
Clear
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Hi: 80° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 83°
Savannah
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 80° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 84°
Cameron
Clear
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Hi: 81° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 82°
Fairfax
Clear
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Hi: 81° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 83°
We'll have more dry and quiet conditions as we head into the weekend. Saturday is looking to be another decent day with a mix of sun & clouds. Temperatures will remain below average in the upper 70s on both Saturday and Sunday.
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