Callaway

Flash Flood Warning:

Issued at: 2:37 am CDT on September 2, 2014, expires at: 8:00 AM CDT on September 02, 2014
  • ...Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Montgomery... northeastern Moniteau...Callaway and southern Boone counties until 800 am CDT... Rainfall over the warning area began tapering off after midnight...and as of 230 am all of the rain has moved out of the warning area. However...runoff from the extremely heavy rainfall of earlier this evening is continuing the flash flood threat early this morning. Hinkson creek in Columbia has climbed past its 15 foot flood stage and is now at 18 feet...with the latest gage readings indicating that the rise in water levels is beginning to slow. In addition...numerous roads in and around the Columbia area have been closed due to flooding. Rainfall reports from Missouri ag sites...weather observers...and storm spotters...as well as rainfall estimates from radar...indicate that 3 to 6 inches of rain fell along the Interstate 70 corridor from west of Columbia to east of Montgomery City on Monday evening. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...Ashland...Columbia...Fulton...Montgomery City...Auxvasse...Bellflower...Big Spring...Buell...Easley...Jamestown...Jonesburg...midway...Mineola... Murry...New Bloomfield...New Florence...Rocheport...Shamrock and Williamsburg. This warning includes Graham Cave State Park...Jewell cemetery historic site and Rock Bridge State Park. This warning also includes... Interstate 70 in Missouri from exit 115 to exit 183. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed...act quickly. Do not enter the water. Turn around and move up to higher ground. Do not stay in areas subject to flooding when water begins rising. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Lat...Lon 3891 9251 3898 9257 3907 9253 3906 9126 3885 9126 3884 9142 3871 9142 3871 9234 3874 9239 3871 9241 3871 9261 Truett
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