(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) After briefly rising after heavy rainfall, the Missouri River is falling steadily and as of Sunday morning was in minor flood stage.
At 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the gauge in St. Joseph showed the river at a height of 20.7 feet. Just under the moderate flood stage of 21 feet.
The forecast from the National Weather Service on Sunday projects that the river will fall more than three feet by early next week and the river is expected to fall below flood stage late Tuesday. The flood stage begins at 17 feet in St. Joseph.
Elsewhere, the river continues to fall from the Iowa border down to Atchison, Kansas.
For a full list of river gauge information and forecasts, click here.
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- Missouri River to rise into moderate flood stage this week
- Missouri River reaches major flood stage, crest forecast rises
- Missouri River rising, nearing major flood stage in St. Joseph
- Missouri River falls below major flood stage, first time since March 20
- Flooding effects Amazonia as river level rises
- Missouri River could reach major flood stage in St. Joseph by Thursday
- NWS: Missouri River in St. Joseph has been in flood stage for 143 days
- Missouri River to crest near all-time record level Friday
- Doniphan County officials continue monitoring Missouri River level