Archive for Monday, August 17, 2009

River flood warning for Stranger Creek in effect until Thursday morning

Cameron Adcox checks to make sure Wes Armstrong's height-modified '86 Chevy could pass through parts of flooded Donahoo Road Monday. Armstrong and Adcox managed to drive through standing water around 38 inches high.

Cameron Adcox checks to make sure Wes Armstrong's height-modified '86 Chevy could pass through parts of flooded Donahoo Road Monday. Armstrong and Adcox managed to drive through standing water around 38 inches high.

August 17, 2009

The National Weather Service has issued a river flood warning that is to continue until Thursday morning for Stranger Creek near Tonganoxie.

At 3:30 p.m. Monday, the creek’s stage was 20.7 feet; flood stage is 23 feet.

Minor flooding is forecast, with the river expected to rise above flood stage later today and rise to near 24 feet this evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage by late Wednesday morning.

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