Caution urged by Corps due to high waters and heavy rains

Published Sept. 4, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, urges caution due to recent an­d potential future heavy rains and resulting high waters on area rivers and streams. 

Missouri River stages will remain high for next several days from Rulo, Neb. to mid-Missouri. With moisture moving in from the Gulf of Mexico, it will be important for residents and businesses to remain weather aware, and to heed National Weather Service watches and warnings. 

NWS – Missouri River Forecast Center lists their forecasts, watches and warnings at: 

The area seeing lots of localized heavy rainfall, but many areas are still suffering from lack of rainfall. Drought conditions are still prevalent across both Missouri and Kansas. 

The Kansas City District is a team of dedicated professionals with a strong heritage and proven results who, in collaboration with our partners, proudly serve in the Heartland providing leadership, technical excellence, and innovative solutions to the nation's most complex problems.

Kansas City District Public Affairs
Kansas City, Mo.

Release no. 18-054