Benton

Areal Flood Warning:

Issued at: 12:59 PM CDT on July 1, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM CDT on July 01, 2015
  • The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a
  • Flood Warning for... Benton County in central Missouri... Camden County in central Missouri... northeastern St. Clair County in west central Missouri... northern Hickory County in central Missouri...
  • until 700 PM CDT.
  • At 1257 PM CDT...local law enforcement officials reported that rain was producing flooding across the warned area. 2 to 6 inches of widespread rainfall fell over the warned area this morning...causing signifciant flooding on many streams...creeks...and rivers.
  • Runoff from this rain is causing flooding. Locations in the warning include...Camdenton...Cole Camp...Ha Ha Tonka State Park...Lake of The Ozarks State Park...Lake Ozark...Lincoln...Lowry City...Macks Creek...Osage Beach...Truman State Park...Village of Four Seasons and Warsaw. Creeks...streams and low water crossings will be especially susceptible to the dangers of flooding. This warning includes but is not limited to the following low water crossings... Route v at Deer Creek near Hastain... Route h...3 miles northwest of Stoutland... Route dd at Knobby creek 6 miles northeast of Edwards. Precautionary/preparedness actions... In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It only takes a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away. Lat...Lon 3854 9307 3827 9308 3827 9304 3821 9299 3820 9302 3819 9299 3823 9295 3819 9294 3821 9264 3802 9252 3802 9241 3786 9241 3780 9256 3790 9263 3790 9311 3819 9388 3822 9386 3821 9353 3852 9351 Cramer

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 4:09 am CDT on July 1, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on July 02, 2015
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of central Missouri...south central Missouri and southwest Missouri...including the following areas...in central Missouri...Benton...Camden...Hickory...Maries... Miller...Morgan...Phelps...Pulaski and St. Clair. In south central Missouri...Dent...Howell...Oregon...Shannon and Texas. In southwest Missouri...Dallas...Douglas...Laclede... Polk...Webster and Wright.
  • Through Thursday morning
  • periods of showers and thunderstorms are forecast to move through central Missouri from early this morning through early Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of two to four inches are expected...with locally higher amounts over five inches possible. The threat for flash flooding will increase... especially over locations that experience multiple rounds of thunderstorms.
  • Remember to never drive through water covered roadways. Additionally...be especially cautious at night as flooding dangers are much more difficult to identify. 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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