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Areal Flood Watch:

Issued at: 3:14 am CDT on April 2, 2015, expires at: 12:00 PM CDT on April 03, 2015
  • ...Flood Watch in effect from this evening through Friday morning... The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a
  • Flood Watch for portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri... including the following areas...in southeast Kansas... Cherokee and Crawford. In Missouri...Barry...Barton... Camden...Cedar...Christian...Dade...Dallas...Dent...Douglas... Greene...Hickory...Howell...Jasper...Laclede...Lawrence... Maries...McDonald...Miller...Newton...Oregon...Ozark... Phelps...Polk...Pulaski...Shannon...stone...Taney...Texas... Webster and Wright.
  • From this evening through Friday morning
  • widespread showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will impact the southern Missouri and far southeastern Kansas tonight into Friday morning as an upper level disturbance and associated cold front move slowly across the region. Total rainfall amounts of one to two inches with locally higher amounts up to three inches are expected.
  • This excessive rainfall could result in flooding of streams... low water crossings and other poor drainage areas. Significant rises and flooding will be possible on larger main Stem rivers. Those camping or floating on area rivers including the Ozarks National Scenic riverways should be alert for rising water levels and be prepared to seek higher ground if flooding develops. River basins potentially impacted by flooding include the Big Piney...little Piney...upper current...upper meramac...Jacks Fork...Roubidoux...North Fork...and the eleven point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
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