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Oct 09

News Release: Water levels falling well below flood stage at Wildcat Creek

Posted on October 9, 2018 at 8:37 AM by Vivienne Uccello

(MANHATTAN, KS - 7:00 AM 10/9/2018) The Flood Warning for the Manhattan has expired but a Flood Watch remains in effect until 7:00 AM Wednesday, October 10. Water levels are falling in Wildcat Creek and emergency managers will continue to monitor the situation closely. No major roadways are closed at this time.

The Kansas River is on the rise and could reach minor flood stage later today. Residents in the Hunter’s Island and Redbud areas should take precaution. No evacuations are necessary at this time but residents are advised not to bring vehicles back to low lying areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.