Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS63 KSGF 161554

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1054 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Heavy Rainfall Likely Into Tonight...

.Multiple rounds of torrential rainfall are expected across
portions of southeastern Kansas and western Missouri into tonight
ahead of an approaching frontal boundary. Rainfall amounts of 1
to 3 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts exceeding 5
inches possible. Given the large amount of moisture in the
atmosphere, intense rainfall rates may quickly lead to flash

Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Vernon-St. Clair-Hickory-Barton-Cedar-
Including the cities of Fort Scott, Pawnee Station, Chicopee,
Lone Oak, Pittsburg, Baxter Springs, Lowell, Riverton, Columbus,
Neutral, Sherwin, Stippville, NEVADA, Tiffin, Appleton City,
Johnson City, Weaubleau, Hermitage, Quincy, Wheatland,
Cross Timbers, Kenoma, Lamar, Cedar Springs, El Dorado Springs,
Filley, Arnica, Caplinger Mills, Stockton, Bolivar, Buffalo,
Charity, Foose, March, Plad, Windyville, Olive, Joplin, Carthage,
Greenfield, Lockwood, Meinert, Springfield, Marshfield,
Northview, Seymour, Rogersville, Neosho, Aurora, Mount Vernon,
and Marionville
1054 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017


The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Kansas and
  Missouri, including the following areas, in southeast Kansas,
  Bourbon, Cherokee, and Crawford. In Missouri, Barton, Cedar,
  Dade, Dallas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Lawrence, Newton, Polk,
  St. Clair, Vernon, and Webster.

* Through Thursday morning

* Multiple rounds of torrential rainfall are expected through
  tonight. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected with
  localized amounts over 5 inches possible. The rain will fall at
  a very rapid rate and may quickly lead to flash flooding.

* Areas that receive multiple rounds of thunderstorms will see an
  increased risk for flash flooding. Rapid rises along area creeks
  and streams can be expected, along with the potential flooding
  of low water crossings. Motorists and campers should be
  especially alert for flash flooding.


A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.




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