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River forecasts fluctuate, major flooding still forecast

Forecasts for the Missouri River continue to fluctuate as flooding continues in parts of northwest Missouri and southeast Nebraska.

Posted: Mar 18, 2019 12:15 PM
Updated: Mar 18, 2019 2:41 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Forecasts for the Missouri River continue to fluctuate as flooding continues in parts of northwest Missouri and southeast Nebraska.

Missouri River levels as of Monday morning:

St. Joseph: 25.97 feet, as of 10:30 a.m., moderate flood stage.

Rulo, Neb.: 26.74 feet, as of 11:30 a.m., major flood stage.

Brownville, Neb.: 43.72 feet, as of 11:15 a.m., major flood stage.

Atchison, Kan.: 28.16 feet, as of 11:00 a.m., moderate flood stage.

Latest forecast as of Monday morning from the National Weather Service:

St. Joseph: Crest of 28.3 feet on Thursday.

Rulo, Neb.: Crest of 26.9 feet on Wednesday.

Brownville, Neb.: Crest of 46.1 feet on Tuesday.

Athcison, Kan.: Crest of 30.9 feet on Thursday.

Saint Joseph
Clear
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Hi: 86° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 86°
Maryville
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Hi: 83° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 82°
Savannah
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84° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 86°
Cameron
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Hi: 85° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 83°
Fairfax
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Hi: 84° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 85°
Wednesday had an abundance of sunshine across northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri with hot and very humid conditions. A brief cool-down is expected Thursday, along with returning thunderstorm chances. A few storms may be severe.
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