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WGUS43 KEAX 201537  
FLWEAX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO  
1037 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN KANSAS...MISSOURI...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER AT ATCHISON AFFECTING ATCHISON...BUCHANAN AND PLATTE  
COUNTIES.  
MISSOURI RIVER AT LEAVENWORTH AFFECTING LEAVENWORTH AND PLATTE  
COUNTIES.  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN KANSAS...MISSOURI...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER AT ST JOSEPH AFFECTING DONIPHAN...ANDREW AND  
BUCHANAN 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/.  
 

 
 
KSC043-MOC003-021-211537-  
/O.EXT.KEAX.FL.W.0067.170520T1532Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SJSM7.2.ER.170520T1412Z.170522T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1037 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT ST JOSEPH.  
 
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.5 FEET BY  
EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 24.0 FEET...A RESIDENTIAL AREA IN NORTHWEST ST. JOSEPH BEGINS TO  
FLOOD.  
* AT 21.0 FEET...RIVERFRONT PARK IN ST. JOSEPH BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
* 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.  
 

 
LATEST  
LOCATION FS STAGE DAY/TIME FORECAST  
 
MISSOURI RIVER  
ST JOSEPH 17 17.0 SAT 09 AM 24.5 EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3991 9501 3990 9489 3975 9483 3964 9488 3970 9505  
 
 
 

 
 
KSC005-MOC021-165-211536-  
/O.NEW.KEAX.FL.W.0095.170521T1200Z-170524T1900Z/  
/ATCK1.1.ER.170521T1200Z.170523T0600Z.170524T1900Z.NO/  
1037 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT ATCHISON.  
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 25.7 FEET BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.  
* AT 25.0 FEET...A CASTINGS PLANT IN ATCHISON IS AFFECTED BY FLOOD  
WATERS.  
* AT 22.0 FEET...LOW-LYING AREAS ON THE MISSOURI SIDE OF THE RIVER  
BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
LATEST  
LOCATION FS STAGE DAY/TIME FORECAST  
 
MISSOURI RIVER  
ATCHISON 22 19.6 SAT 09 AM 25.7 EARLY TUESDAY MORNING  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3970 9505 3964 9488 3942 9493 3942 9508 3958 9516  
 
 
 

 
 
KSC103-MOC165-211536-  
/O.NEW.KEAX.FL.W.0096.170521T1800Z-170524T1400Z/  
/LEVK1.1.ER.170521T1800Z.170523T0600Z.170524T1400Z.NO/  
1037 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL MO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT LEAVENWORTH.  
* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22.7 FEET BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE  
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 22.3 FEET...WATER ENTERS RIVERFRONT PARK IN LEAVENWORTH. IN  
ADDITION, 2ND STREET AT THE WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT IS CLOSED  
DUE TO HIGH WATER. PERSONS SHOULD VACATE THE PARK TO AVOID THE LOSS  
OF LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
* AT 20.0 FEET...LOWLAND FLOODING OCCURS ALONG THE EAST AND WEST  
BANKS OF THE RIVER.  
 

 
LATEST  
LOCATION FS STAGE DAY/TIME FORECAST  
 
MISSOURI RIVER  
LEAVENWORTH 20 15.2 SAT 10 AM 22.7 EARLY TUESDAY MORNING  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3942 9508 3942 9492 3918 9460 3913 9460 3918 9484  
 
 
 

 
 
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