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.

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Saint Joseph
Clear
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Hi: 80° Lo: 58°
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Maryville
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Hi: 78° Lo: 58°
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Savannah
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Cameron
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Fairfax
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Wednesday through Friday will be mostly sunny with highs in the lower to middle 80s. By the weekend, temperatures do climb back into the upper 80s to lower 90s. The dry & sunny weather is expected to continue.
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