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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:46 PM CDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the south Grand River at Urich.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 29.6 feet by
Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
morning.
* At 29.5 feet... flood waters approach 4th street at Elm Street, and
one block west of Green Street. Basement and garage flooding also
occurs near 4th and Elm streets.
* At 28.0 feet... k Highway is under water approximately 1 mile south
of Urich. Many other roads along the river are flooded as well.
* At 24.0 feet... flooding occurs across locations within 0.5 to 1.5
miles of the river. Areas affected include low lying pastures along
with cropland and secondary roads.


                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

South Grand River
Urich 24 28.0 Tue 02 PM 29.6 Wednesday morning


lat... Lon 3849 9426 3847 9400 3837 9380 3832 9382 3843 9425






246 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Creek at Blairstown.
* Until late Thursday night.
* At 2:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 26.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 27.1 feet by this
evening. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* At 26.0 feet... many farm levees along Big Creek are overtopped.
Flooding of rural areas behind the levees occurs.
* At 23.0 feet... flooding occurs at the west approach to the N
Highway bridge located 0.2 miles west of Blairstown. Flooding also
occurs across b Highway near Big Creek which is several miles
northwest of Blairstown.
* At 20.0 feet... the West Bank of the creek begins to flood.


                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Big Creek
Blairstown 20 26.8 Tue 02 PM 27.1 this evening


lat... Lon 3873 9422 3875 9416 3857 9394 3840 9384 3840 9391






737 am CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas...
southeastern Atchison County in northeastern Kansas...
Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas...
northern Miami County in east central Kansas...
Johnson County in east central Kansas...
northern Henry County in west central Missouri...
northwestern Pettis County in central Missouri...
Jackson County in west central Missouri...
Johnson County in west central Missouri...
Cass County in west central Missouri...
Clay County in west central Missouri...
southwestern Clinton County in northwestern Missouri...
southwestern Lafayette County in west central Missouri...
Platte County in west central Missouri...

* until 730 PM CDT Tuesday

* at 734 am CDT, rain gauge data indicates heavy rainfall fell
Monday night that will continue to cause flooding in the warning
area through at least Tuesday evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Independence, Lee's Summit,
Shawnee, Blue Springs, Lenexa, Leavenworth, Leawood, Raytown,
Liberty, Gladstone, Grandview, Belton, Prairie Village, Raymore,
Gardner, Warrensburg and Grain Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3849 9462 3856 9461 3850 9507 3897 9506
      3899 9507 3897 9509 3898 9519 3942 9519
      3948 9462 3945 9421 3921 9421 3914 9410
      3893 9412 3893 9347 3854 9351 3845 9406


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