Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1101 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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CHEROKEE KS-CRAWFORD KS-
1101 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT THURSDAY.

* AT 1054 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. RAINFALL RATES WITH THE
  STORMS MOVING OVER THE ADVISORY AREA ARE IN EXCESS OF AND INCH PER
  HOUR. STORM MOTION IS TO THE NORTHEAST AT LESS THAN 10MPH WHICH
  WILL ALLOW FOR A LONG DURATION OF RAINFALL.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...ARMA...BAXTER SPRINGS...
  CARONA...CHEROKEE...COLUMBUS...ENGLEVALE...FRONTENAC...GALENA...
  GIRARD...HEPLER...MCCUNE...PITTSBURG...SCAMMON...WALNUT...WEIR AND
  WEST MINERAL. 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 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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LAT...LON 3768 9508 3767 9463 3700 9462 3700 9507

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