Benton

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 3:11 PM CDT on May 24, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on May 25, 2015
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri...including the following areas...in southeast Kansas...Bourbon...Cherokee and Crawford. In Missouri...Barton...Benton...Cedar...Dade... Hickory...Morgan...Polk...St. Clair and Vernon.
  • Through Monday morning
  • showers and some thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will impact southern Missouri and extreme southeastern Kansas tonight. Additional rainfall amounts up to one inch are expected.
  • This excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding of small streams and low water crossings as well as significant rises and flooding of some main Stem rivers. The Osage...Little Osage...Marmaton and Spring River basins along with Lightning Creek will be impacted and could experience flooding. Those with outdoor recreational plans this Memorial Day weekend including camping and floating along area rivers and streams should be alert for rising water levels. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
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