NWS: Yellow River in Plymouth to crest below 18 feet

Shawn McGrath
Staff Writer

The Yellow River in Plymouth is now forecast to crest below 18 feet on Thursday, but still above its historic level.
The National Weather Service is now predicting the river will crest at 17.7 feet at about 7 p.m., above the record level of 17.1 feet set in 1954.
The Marshall County Commissioners ended the warning-level travel advisory that was put in place Wednesday, but a watch-level advisory remains in effect through today, according to Marshall County Emergency Management Agency officials.
A watch-level travel advisory means that conditions could threaten the public’s safety. During a watch advisory, only essential travel, such as to and from work is urged.
A watch-level travel advisory remains in effect for the City of Plymouth through Thursday.
Like the county’s warning, the advisory suggests only essential travel, such as in an emergency or to and from work.