Flood Warning - Missouri River at St. Joseph

By: Weather
By: Weather

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
953 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2011

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MISSOURI...

MISSOURI RIVER AT WAVERLY AFFECTING CARROLL...LAFAYETTE AND SALINE
COUNTIES.

MISSOURI RIVER AT MIAMI AFFECTING CARROLL...CHARITON AND SALINE
COUNTIES.

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN KANSAS...
MISSOURI...

MISSOURI RIVER AT ST JOSEPH AFFECTING DONIPHAN...ANDREW AND
BUCHANAN COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER AT NAPOLEON AFFECTING JACKSON...LAFAYETTE AND RAY
COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOWING WATER. NEARLY HALF OF ALL FLOOD
FATALITIES ARE VEHICLE RELATED. AS LITTLE AS 6 INCHES OF WATER MAY
CAUSE YOU TO LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. TWO FEET OF WATER WILL
CARRY MOST VEHICLES AWAY. THIS PRODUCT ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL WEATHER
AND STREAM INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/KC/.

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT ST JOSEPH.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 9:30 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL TO NEAR 18.5
FEET BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 19.0 FEET...BACKWATER FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER FLOODS PROPERTY
ALONG THE NODAWAY RIVER AT NODAWAY MISSOURI.
* AT 17.0 FEET...LOWLAND FLOODING UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM ST.
JOSEPH OCCURS.


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