Chariton

Flood Warning:

Issued at: 9:17 PM CDT on May 22, 2015, expires at: 10:59 PM CDT on May 24, 2015
  • The Flood Warning continues for the Missouri River at Miami.
  • Until Sunday evening.
  • At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 19.2 feet.
  • Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
  • Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
  • Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Saturday before midnight.
  • At 18.0 feet...low-lying rural areas outside of levees begin to flood. Latest location fs stage day/time forecast Missouri River Miami 18 19.2 Fri 08 PM 19.0 early Saturday morning lat...Lon 3933 9331 3943 9319 3938 9307 3928 9327

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 2:53 PM CDT on May 22, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM CDT on May 25, 2015
  • ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday evening through Monday evening... The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a
  • Flash Flood Watch for portions of Kansas and Missouri... including the following areas...in Kansas...Atchison KS... Doniphan...Johnson KS...Leavenworth...Linn KS...Miami and Wyandotte. In Missouri...Andrew...Bates...Buchanan... Caldwell...Carroll...Cass...Chariton...Clay...Clinton... Cooper...Daviess...De Kalb...Henry...Howard...Jackson... Johnson MO...Lafayette...Livingston...Pettis...Platte... Randolph...ray and Saline.
  • From Saturday evening through Monday evening
  • heavy rains may lead to localized flooding this weekend into early next week. Basin areal rainfall averages of 2 to 3 inches will be possible through the period...however locally higher amounts cannot be ruled out.
  • Many rivers and streams are running at elevated levels due to heavy rains experienced earlier this week. Additional heavy rainfall this weekend will likely lead to additional rises and possible flooding to susceptible areas. 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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