Grand River Flood Warning Update

A flood warning is issued for the Grand River at Chillicothe, Sumner and Brunswick.

The National Weather Service in Kansas City says the Grand River at Chillicothe is expected to rise above flood stage tonight.  Flood Stage at Chillicothe is 24 feet, the river is expected to crest at 24.6 by early Thursday and continuing through Friday evening.

At Sumner, the river is expected to rise above flood stage of 26 feet this evening, with a crest of 32.4 feet Thursday evening and flooding continuing to Sunday morning.

At Brunswick, flood stage is 19 feet and the river is expected to rise above flood stage Thursday morning, with a crest of 23.6 feet expected Friday night and flooding continuing until Monday.

The flood warnings are due to the heavy rain we’ve had so far this week, and additional rain today and Thursday.

 

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