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Flash Flood Warning:

Issued at: 12:08 am CDT on September 2, 2014, expires at: 8:00 AM CDT on September 02, 2014
  • The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a
  • Flash Flood Warning for... Callaway County in central Missouri... Montgomery County in east central Missouri... northeastern Moniteau County in central Missouri... Boone County in central Missouri...
  • until 800 am CDT
  • at 1202 am CDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are remaining anchored along the Interstate 70 corridor from west of Columbia to near Montgomery City. Rainfall estimates from radar now indicate that over 4 inches of rain has fallen over parts of this area...and several more rounds of heavy rain are expected through 1 am. Remember that runoff from tonights excessive rain will continue a flash flood threat for several hours after the rain comes to an end.
  • Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flash flooding to occur. Some locations that will experience 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. An automated gage on hinkson creek in Columbia indicates that the creek has gone up over 11 feet since 7 PM...and is now near its 15 foot flood stage. 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 flash flooding is observed act quickly. Do not enter the water. Turn around and move up to higher ground to escape flood waters. 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

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 11:09 PM CDT on September 1, 2014, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on September 02, 2014
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Tuesday... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of Illinois and Missouri...including the following counties...in Illinois...Bond IL...Calhoun IL...Clinton IL... Fayette IL...Greene IL...Jersey IL...Macoupin IL...Madison IL...Marion IL...Monroe IL...Montgomery IL...Randolph IL... St. Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri...Callaway MO... Cole MO...Crawford MO...Franklin MO...Gasconade MO...Iron MO...Jefferson MO...Lincoln MO...Madison MO...Moniteau MO... Montgomery MO...Osage MO...Pike MO...Reynolds MO...St. Charles MO...St. Francois MO...St. Louis city MO...St. Louis MO...Ste. Genevieve MO...Warren MO and Washington MO.
  • Until 7 am CDT Tuesday
  • thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall are expected to train over the area tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts between 1.5 and 2 inches are expected...with localized rainfalls of 3 to 4 inches. Areas along and south of the Interstate 44 corridor in Missouri...and along and south of the Interstate 70 corridor in Illinois are expected to get the heaviest amounts of rain tonight.
  • 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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