Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
333 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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CHEROKEE KS-CRAWFORD KS-JASPER MO-BARRY MO-MCDONALD MO-NEWTON MO-
333 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  MCDONALD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  SOUTHWESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  WESTERN BARRY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT.

* AT 330 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES HAVE FALLEN ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...AIRPORT DRIVE...ANDERSON...
  BAXTER SPRINGS...BIG SUGAR CREEK STATE PARK...CARL JUNCTION...
  CARONA...CARTERVILLE...CARTHAGE...CASSVILLE...CHEROKEE...
  COLUMBUS...DIAMOND...DUENWEG...DUQUESNE...EXETER...FAIRVIEW...
  GALENA...GOODMAN...GRANBY...IRON GATES...JOPLIN...LANAGAN...
  LEAWOOD...MCCUNE...MONETT...NEOSHO...NOEL...ORONOGO...PINEVILLE...
  PURDY...ROARING RIVER STATE PARK...SAGINAW...SARCOXIE...SCAMMON...
  SELIGMAN...SENECA...SHOAL CREEK DRIVE...SILVER CREEK...SOUTH WEST
  CITY...TREECE...WALNUT...WASHBURN...WEBB CITY...WEIR...WEST MINERAL
  AND WHEATON. CREEKS...STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...

HIGHWAY 43 AT BUFFALO CREEK WEST OF ANDERSON...
NORTH MAIN AND MURPHY BOULEVARD IN JOPLIN...
BUSINESS HIGHWAY 60 JUST NORTH OF NEOSHO...
ROUTE Y AT FLAT CREEK JUST NORTHEAST OF CASSVILLE...
HIGHWAY 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

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 TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3650 9463 3699 9463 3700 9507 3761 9509
      3734 9472 3734 9463 3725 9463 3721 9459
      3720 9438 3709 9406 3693 9406 3692 9382
      3650 9381

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