The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a flood warning for the Neosho River.

Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity. The flood warning continues for the Neosho River near Commerce from Sunday evening to Wednesday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.

At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the stage was 9.00 feet. Flood stage is 15.0 feet. Moderate flooding is forecast. The Neosho River near Commerce is expected to rise above flood stage Sunday night and continue to rise to near 19.5 feet by Monday evening.

The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Wednesday morning.

At 20.0 feet, moderate agriculture flooding occurs, Riverview Park will experience moderate flooding and State Highway 125 near the fairgrounds will be closed.