Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
943 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

MOC019-135-022030-
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BOONE MO-MONITEAU MO-
943 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  MONITEAU COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 937 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED
  FLOODING OCCURRING ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. THE BOONE COUNTY
  PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT REPORTED NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES PRIMARILY
  IN LOW LYING AREAS AND AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE. THE MONITEAU
  EMERGENCY DISPATCH OFFICE ALSO REPORTS SEVERAL ROADS IN FLOOD
  PRONE AREAS WITH WATER OVER THEM.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL STREAM 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...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.
REMEMBER... TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3868 9284 3869 9261 3892 9250 3899 9257
      3925 9244 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

$$

CARNEY







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