The Coffeyville Police Department is urging residents living near the levee to evacuate the area immediately.
The Verdigris River is at 25.7 feet and rising. The National Weather Service expects the river to raise to 26.5 feet. That’s almost half a foot higher than the levee which is 26 feet.
The police department says if you have not evacuated, do so immediately.
A dusk to dawn curfew is in effect for the area and the department will strictly enforce it.