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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:25 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill MO has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the south Grand River at Urich.
* From Saturday evening to late Tuesday night.
* At 10:15 am Friday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue
to rise to near 28.7 feet by early Sunday afternoon. The river will
fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* 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 9.4 Fri 10 am 28.7 early Sunday afternoon


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






958 am CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... For the Osage river near Schell City...
* at 9:30 am Friday the stage was 25.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by Sunday morning
and continue to rise to near 32.5 feet by early Monday morning.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... flood waters impact b Highway 2.5 miles east
of Rich Hill in the vicinity of the Bates County drainage ditch.



               Flood observed forecast 6 am

Location stage stage day time Sat sun Mon

Osage river basin
Schell City 30 25.9 Fri 09 am 23.9 29.9 32.5




Lat... Lon 3807 9415 3806 9406 3799 9406 3803 9416






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:50 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kansas and Missouri, including the
following areas, in east central Kansas, Linn KS and Miami. In
Missouri, Bates, Cass, Cooper, Henry, Howard, Johnson MO,
Pettis, and Saline.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday evening

* recent rainfall has set the stage for potentially significant
flooding impacts within the watch area. Rainfall amounts of 2 to
4 inches are expected for portions of central Missouri into
east- central Kansas.

* Excessive rainfall could result in flooding of low-lying or
poor drainage areas... creeks and streams... as well as urban
areas. Rises on rivers will also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:50 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kansas and Missouri, including the
following areas, in east central Kansas, Linn KS and Miami. In
Missouri, Bates, Cass, Cooper, Henry, Howard, Johnson MO,
Pettis, and Saline.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday evening

* recent rainfall has set the stage for potentially significant
flooding impacts within the watch area. Rainfall amounts of 2 to
4 inches are expected for portions of central Missouri into
east- central Kansas.

* Excessive rainfall could result in flooding of low-lying or
poor drainage areas... creeks and streams... as well as urban
areas. Rises on rivers will also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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