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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Levee breach near Brownville forces Atchison County evacuation

  •   A breach in the federal flood levee three miles north of the Brownville bridge over the Missouri River prompted a mandatory evacuation of lowlands in Atchison County, Mo., Thursday night. The evacuation west of Interstate 29 i...
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    A breach in the federal flood levee three miles north of the Brownville bridge over the Missouri River prompted a mandatory evacuation of lowlands in Atchison County, Mo., Thursday night.

    The evacuation west of Interstate 29 included Watson, Phelps City, Langdon and Nishnabotna. The levee in that area had previously overtopped.

    Anyone in need of shelter should contact Atchison County Emergency Management at 660-744-6308.

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