The National Weather Service in Topeka this morning issued a River Flood Warning for the Big Blue River and the Black Vermillion Rivers in Marshall County. The Flood Warning continues through late tonight.
At 8:15 a.m. today, the Big Blue River was observed at 26.7 feet, just shy of a foot over flood stage at 26 feet. Minor flooding is observed and the river is believed to have crested. The Big Blue River should fall below flood stage late this afternoon.
The Black Vermillion River near Frankfort was observed at 8:30 a.m. this morning at 20.8 feet, with a flood stage of 19 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and expected to continue. The river is believed to of crested at 28 feet already, and fall below flood stage late this afternoon.