Platte Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 6:22 AM CDT op 24 mei 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Platte River near Platte City.
* From late Tuesday night to Thursday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 20.4
feet early Wednesday afternoon.
* At 20.0 feet... cropland near State Highway 92 near Platte City
begins to flood.

location fs stage day/time forecast

Platte River
Platte City 20 20.4 early Wednesday

lat... Lon 3939 9479 3935 9476 3927 9481 3929 9484 3933 9483

622 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the little Platte River at Smithville.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 5:30 am Sunday the stage was 28.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
this morning.

location fs stage day/time forecast

Little Platte River
Smithville 27 28.8 sun 05 am 27.6 this morning

lat... Lon 3938 9457 3939 9466 3940 9467 3941 9464 3941 9457

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:13 AM CDT op 24 mei 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Through Monday morning

* moderate to heavy rains may lead to localized flooding today
through tomorrow morning. Observed basin areal rainfall values
of around 0.5 to 2 inches has already fallen with an additional
inch or two expected through Monday morning. Locally higher
amounts will be possible throughout the duration of this ongoing

* Many rivers and streams are running at elevated levels due to
heavy rains experienced earlier this week as well as the rain
that has already fallen Saturday night into early Sunday
morning. Additional moderate to heavy rainfall today through the
morning of Memorial Day will likely lead to further 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.