NWS issues flood warning for Salt Creek at Lyndon

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood warning for Salt Creek near Lyndon, which will be in effect from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon.

NWS reported that at 11:32 p.m. Monday the stage of the creek was 5.5 feet; flood stage is 10 feet.

Minor flooding is forecast, with the creek expected to rise above flood stage by early afternoon Tuesday and continue to rise to near 10.3 feet by Tuesday evening. The creek will fall below flood stage by early Wednesday morning.

The impact expected at the flood stage of 10 feet is minor low land flooding that usually begins in a farm field just west of the U.S. Highway 75 bridge.

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