Boone

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 7:11 am CDT on October 2, 2014, expires at: 7:00 PM CDT on October 02, 2014
  • The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a
  • Flood Advisory for... Boone County in central Missouri... Moniteau County in central Missouri...
  • until 1000 am CDT
  • at 709 am CDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated another round of heavy rainfall taking aim on central Missouri. Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will deposit an additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall on top of the 2 to 4 inches that occurred overnight.
  • Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to occur...especially along small streams and near low water crossings. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include...Ashland...California...Centralia...Columbia...Tipton... Clarksburg...Easley...Hallsville...High Point...Jamestown... McGirk...midway...Murry...Rocheport and Sturgeon. Hinkson creek in Columbia is at bankfull or starting to flood low lying areas. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated or ponding of water is occurring or is imminent. Excessive runoff from this storm will cause minor flooding of small creeks and streams...country roads...as well as farmland along the banks of creeks and streams. Lat...Lon 3868 9284 3869 9261 3891 9251 3899 9257 3925 9243 3924 9211 3907 9211 3906 9213 3890 9217 3881 9214 3871 9222 3864 9222 3868 9235 3872 9234 3874 9239 3843 9249 3843 9263 3860 9284 Cvking 548 am CDT Thu Oct 2 2014 ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following counties...in Illinois...Adams IL...Brown IL...Calhoun IL... Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Montgomery IL and Pike IL. In Missouri...Audrain MO...Boone MO...Callaway MO...Cole MO...Gasconade MO...Knox MO...Lewis MO...Lincoln MO...Marion MO...Moniteau MO...Monroe MO...Montgomery MO...Osage MO... Pike MO...Ralls MO...Shelby MO and Warren MO.
  • Through this evening
  • heavy rain is expected to come in waves of thunderstorms today and into tonight. Rainfall amounts in excess of 3 inches with locally higher amounts are possible.
  • Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas...and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. People in the watch area should be aware of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Check your preparedness requirements...especially if you live in flood prone areas. Stay informed...and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.
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