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Officials close roads due to flooding and safety concerns

Transportation officials closed roads due to flooding and safety concerns Wednesday.

Posted: May 8, 2019 9:23 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Transportation officials closed roads due to flooding and safety concerns Wednesday.

The following roads are closed as of Wednesday night:

  • Buchanan County: U.S. 59, west of Route 45 to Atchison, Kansas, is reduced to one lane due to flooding.
  • Highway 2: Closed at the Nebraska City exit in Iowa and exit 99 to Corning is covered in water.
  • Most Roadways to the west of I-29 remain closed in Atchison and Holt Counties.
  • Rulo and Brownsville: Missouri River Crossings remain closed.

Saint Joseph
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 67°
Maryville
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 67°
Savannah
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 67°
Cameron
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 69° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 61°
Fairfax
Clear
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Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 71°
A cool forecast is in store for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas this week. Fall-like weather will usher into the area Monday with highs mainly in the 60s and no hazardous weather expected through the week. The area could see its first frost Friday morning as the lows drop into the low-to-mid 30s.
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