Flooding is starting to affect traffic in the St. Joseph area.
The St. Joseph Police Department has issued a warning to avoid several roads in southern Buchanan County due to flooding. Motorists are advised to steer clear of 126th, 130th, 116th, and 110th.
U.S. Highway 59 west into Atchison, Kansas remains open at this time.
UPDATE: Highway 59 is now closed between Route 45 at Rushville to Atchison.
Click here to read our update on area road closures.