Flood Watches & Warnings – Flash Flooding & Flooding On The Grand River

Flash Flood Watch For Today

A Flash Flood Watch is issued for much of northwest Missouri, including most of the KCHI listening area.  Local counties included are: Livingston, Caldwell, Carroll, Daviess, Grundy, Linn, and Sullivan.  The Flash Flood Watch is until 7:00 this evening, due to the amount of rain already received leaving the ground saturated and the potential for additional rainfall through today.

You should avoid low lying areas and areas prone to flash flooding, as sudden heavy rainfall could cause flooding to happen very quickly.

If you see water flowing or standing on the roadways, turnaround and find another route.

Flood Warning On The Grand River

Flood warnings have been issued for much of the Grand River as the river is expected to rise above flood stage this week.

For the Grand River at Pattonsburg, the river is rising and should reach flood stage of 25 feet in the overnight hours tonight, with a crest of 27.1 feet Wednesday afternoon and falling back below flood stage Wednesday evening,

For the Grand River at Gallatin, the river is expected to remain below flood stage of 26 feet.

At Chillicothe, the Grand River is expected to rise above flood stage of 24 feet early Thursday morning, with a crest of 24.2 feet before falling back below flood stage on Friday afternoon.

At Sumner, the Grand River is already above flood stage of 26 feet, with a reading this morning at 26.07 feet.  The river is expected to slowly rise to a crest of 28.4 feet Thursday night and flooding continuing into Friday evening.

At Brunswick, the Grand River is expected to reach flood stage of 19 feet Wednesday evening, with a crest of 19.7 feet Thursday evening and flooding continuing into Saturday morning.

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