Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
517 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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BOURBON KS-
517 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM
CDT FOR BOURBON COUNTY...

AT 511 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. TWO TO THREE
INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS BOURBON COUNTY SINCE SATURDAY
EVENING. THIS IS LIKELY RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS AND
LOW LYING AREAS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. LOCATIONS
IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...BRONSON...DEVON...FORT SCOTT...FULTON...
GARLAND...HAMMOND...HARDING...HIATTVILLE...MAPLETON...MARMATON...
PAWNEE STATION...PETERSBURG...PORTERVILLE...REDFIELD...UNIONTOWN AND
XENIA. 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 31 AT LITTLE OSAGE RIVER 5 MILES WEST OF FULTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3788 9508 3804 9509 3805 9508 3805 9464
      3804 9462 3767 9462 3768 9508 3782 9510

$$

SCHAUMANN








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