Flood warning issued for river

A flood warning has been issued for the Neosho River until Saturday morning. Areas of concern are between Petrolia and Chanute.

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May 5, 2022 - 3:05 PM

The Neosho River in Iola during heavy rains in June 2021. Photo by Klair Vogel / Iola Register

The Neosho River faces a flood warning until Saturday morning.

The river reached flood stage Thursday morning and was expected to crest at 26.5 feet just after midnight, according to the National Weather Service. The river is likely to fall below flood stage by Friday evening. 

Flood stage is 23 feet. At 8:30 a.m. Thursday, the river was at 22.9 feet.

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