Warnings, Watches, Advisories, and Outlooks for Elwood,Kansas
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Flash Flood Watch for Elwood, Kansas

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
318 PM CDT Fri May 24 2019

Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte-
Johnson KS-Buchanan-Clinton-Caldwell-Livingston-Platte-Clay-Ray-
Carroll-Jackson-Lafayette-Cass-Johnson MO-Bates-
Including the cities of Atchison, Paola, Osawatomie, Louisburg,
Pleasanton, La Cygne, Mound City, Wathena, Elwood, Troy,
Highland, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Lansing,
Kansas City Kansas, Overland Park, Stanley, Olathe, Shawnee,
Lenexa, St. Joseph Airport, St. Joseph, Cameron, Plattsburg,
Lathrop, Hamilton, Braymer, Polo, Breckenridge, Chillicothe,
Parkville, Platte City, Riverside, Weatherby Lake, Weston,
Gladstone, Liberty, Excelsior Springs, Richmond, Lawson,
Carrollton, Kansas City, Independence, Odessa, Higginsville,
Lexington, Concordia, Belton, Raymore, Harrisonville,
Pleasant Hill, Warrensburg, Butler, Adrian, and Rich Hill
318 PM CDT Fri May 24 2019


The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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,
Bates, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton,
Jackson, Johnson MO, Lafayette, Livingston, Platte, and Ray.

* Through Saturday afternoon

* Thunderstorms will develop throughout the area this afternoon
through Saturday morning. These storms could produce very
heavy rainfall over an area that is already saturated from
recent storms.

* Low-lying and flood-prone areas will be most susceptible to
the dangers of flash flooding. Areas near rivers, creeks, and
streams will likely become flooded during and immediately
after heavy rainfall. Be very careful if driving at night as
flood water are very hard to see.


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.

Flood Warning for Elwood, Kansas

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
1028 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in


Missouri River at Sibley affecting Clay...Jackson and Ray Counties.

Missouri River at Boonville affecting Cooper and Howard Counties.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Kansas...


Missouri River at St Joseph affecting Doniphan...Andrew and
Buchanan Counties.
Missouri River at Napoleon affecting Jackson...Lafayette and Ray
Missouri River at Waverly affecting Carroll...Lafayette and Saline
Missouri River At Miami affecting Carroll...Chariton and Saline
Missouri River at Glasgow affecting Chariton...Howard and Saline


Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood
fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may
cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will
carry most vehicles away.This product along with additional weather
and stream information is available at www.weather.gov/kc/.

1028 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Missouri River at St Joseph.
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 AM Friday the stage was 20.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.9 feet by
Sunday morning then begin falling.
* At 24.0 feet...A residential area in northwest St. Joseph begins to
* At 21.0 feet...Riverfront Park in St. Joseph begins to flood.
* At 19.0 feet...Backwater from the Missouri River floods property
along the Nodaway river at Nodaway, Missouri.
* At 17.0 feet...Lowland flooding upstream and downstream from St.
Joseph occurs.

Location FS Stage Day/Time Forecast

Missouri River
St Joseph 17 20.4 Fri 09 AM 25.9 Sunday morning

LAT...LON 3991 9501 3990 9489 3975 9483 3964 9488 3970 9505

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Elwood, Kansas

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
621 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte-Johnson KS-
Atchison MO-Nodaway-Worth-Gentry-Harrison-Mercer-Putnam-Schuyler-
Holt-Andrew-De Kalb-Daviess-Grundy-Sullivan-Adair-Buchanan-Clinton-
Caldwell-Livingston-Linn MO-Macon-Platte-Clay-Ray-Carroll-Chariton-
Randolph-Jackson-Lafayette-Saline-Howard-Cass-Johnson MO-Pettis-
621 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for northwest...north central and
west central Missouri...as well as extreme eastern Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Severe weather will be possibly over the entire forecast area this
afternoon into tonight. The main threats will be for large hail, and
damaging winds however, a isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
Flash flooding will also be a concern as several round of heavy rain
falling on already saturated grounds may quickly cause flooding.
Ongoing river flooding may be aggravated by the additional

More detailed information can be accessed at...

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Severe weather and the flash flood threat will continue into the
weekend with severe weather and heavy rain possible Saturday and
Sunday. The main threats will again be large hail and damaging

Another round of thunderstorms with heavy rain is expected again
Tuesday. Severe weather and flash flooding will again be concerns.

More detailed information can be accessed at...

Any use of the information on this page is at your own risk. This information should not be relied upon in life-threatening situations, potential financial loss situations or in lieu of any officially disseminated information. Visit the National Weather Service for official information.

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