Independence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:35 PM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
Friday evening. However, potentially heavy rainfall is expected
this weekend that could push the crests higher. Please monitor
latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... agricultural land is flooding along both
banks of the river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties.
Minor flooding in Powhatan community and courthouse State Park.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Black River
Black Rock 14 19.6 Wed 08 PM 21.2 22.8 22.6 21.8 21.3




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




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