Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
639 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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SHANNON MO-HOWELL MO-OREGON MO-OZARK MO-
639 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN SHANNON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  HOWELL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  OREGON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  OZARK COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 445 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 638 PM CDT...THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REPORTED FLOODING
  IN THE WARNED AREA. TWO TO FOUR INCES OF RAINFALL HAS OCCURRED
  WITH PREVIOUS THUNDERSTORMS WHICH HAS LED TO SOME FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING AREAS.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  WEST PLAINS...                    GRAND GULF STATE PARK...
  MOUNTAIN VIEW...                  THAYER...
  WILLOW SPRINGS...                 WINONA...
  ALTON...                          GAINESVILLE...
  BIRCH TREE...                     POMONA...
  BAKERSFIELD...                    THEODOSIA...
  SOUTH FORK...                     KOSHKONONG...
  PONTIAC...                        BRANDSVILLE...
  WASOLA...                         MONTIER...
  THOMASVILLE...                    SUNDOWN...

THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
ROUTE H...3 MILES EAST OF WINONA...
HIGHWAY 142 AT THE SPRING RIVER WEST OF LANTON...
HIGHWAY 142 AT THE BENNETTS RIVER WEST OF MOODY...
ROUTE K...3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF POTTERSVILLE...
AND ROUTE H AT ROCKY CREEK 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF WINONA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

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 AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES
OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3680 9275 3679 9210 3702 9193 3714 9104
      3708 9122 3682 9126 3681 9111 3650 9113
      3650 9276

$$

LINDENBERG



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