Flood Levels On The Grand River Still Dropping / Some Roads Still Closed
Flood levels continue to drop at Sumner and Brunswick.
The Grand River at Sumner has dropped to 28.7 feet overnight and continues to fall. That’s another drop of nearly 4 feet from Wednesday morning. Flood Stage at Sumner is 26 feet and the river is expected to drop below that level early this afternoon.
At Sumner, the river is falling much slower. The river was at 30.6 feet Wednesday evening, and is forecast to be at 30 feet this morning. Flood stage at Brunswick is 19 feet and the flooding will continue until Sunday morning.
Flooding Continues To Cause Travel Problems
Travelers in the southern part of the listening area will find several roads that are still closed. The closures are mainly in Carroll and Chariton Counties. Many of the areas are closed from flooding on the Missouri River or waters backed up into other rivers and creeks.
In Carroll County,
Route DD is closed west of Norborne
Route FF is closed south of Highway 10
Route V closed from Route O to the railroad
Highway 10 closed south of Norborne and west of Carrollton
US 24 closed from Highway 41 to King Hill Road in Chariton Co.
Highway 41 closed south of US 24 to Miami
US 65 closed south of Carrollton
In Chariton Couty
Route BB closed from Watham Ave to Platte Ave
Route J closed from Dalton to Namrash Road
Route M closed from Highway 11 to the Carroll County Line
Route MM closed from US 24 to Dalton
Route WW closed from KK to Slough Road
Highway 5 closed from Batts Creek Road to Lewis Mill
US 24 from Carroll County Line to King Hill Road