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Clay NE-York NE-Hamilton NE-Polk NE-
1059 AM CDT THU AUG 17 2017
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM CDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHWESTERN CLAY...YORK...HAMILTON AND POLK COUNTIES...
As of 1030 AM CDT, information from a variety of sources including
emergency management officials, a National Weather Service employee,
and automated river gauges indicated that minor flooding continued
within various portions of the warned area, as a result of the very
heavy rain that fell Tuesday evening into Wednesday evening.
In Polk County, several rural roads remain closed mainly along the
Davis Creek and Clear Creek. In addition, mainly minor flooding
continues along the Clear Creek in the northern part of the county
and along the Big Blue River in the south.
In Hamilton County, minor flooding was reported along both the
Lincoln Creek and Beaver Creek in the Aurora area.
Along the West Fork Big Blue River in northern Clay, southern
Hamilton and southern York counties, the river was reported to be
rising to near bankfull in some locations, but was not causing much
flooding at this time. However, these areas will continued to be
monitored for possible changes.
Various other small creeks and streams within the warned area could
also be experiencing minor flooding at this time.
Some communities that could still experience flooding, mainly in
nearby rural areas, include...
York, Aurora, Stromsburg, Henderson,
Osceola, Shelby, Hampton, McCool Junction, Giltner, Polk, Phillips,
Bradshaw, Waco, Benedict, Marquette, Gresham, Hordville, Stockham,
Lushton and Thayer.
LAT...LON 4070 9782 4065 9805 4062 9825 4075 9825
4090 9824 4092 9823 4109 9798 4112 9788
4131 9765 4139 9737 4076 9737 4074 9752