Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
218 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014


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021200-
/O.NEW.KSGF.FF.A.0002.140902T0000Z-140902T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...
MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA
218 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

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...
  BARRY...BARTON...BENTON...CAMDEN...CEDAR...CHRISTIAN...DADE...
  DALLAS...DENT...DOUGLAS...GREENE...HICKORY...JASPER...
  LACLEDE...LAWRENCE...MARIES...MCDONALD...MILLER...MORGAN...
  NEWTON...PHELPS...POLK...PULASKI...SHANNON...ST. CLAIR...
  STONE...TEXAS...VERNON...WEBSTER AND WRIGHT.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
  THIS EVENING AND THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. A VERY SLOW MOVING
  FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE OZARKS LATE THIS EVENING AND
  STALL ACROSS THE AREA. THIS WILL LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR
  PERIODS OF TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS FROM 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE COMMON OVERNIGHT. SOME
  LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE IN EXCESS OF 4 INCHES.

* AFTER THE RAINFALL MUCH OF THE REGION RECEIVED FROM LAST NIGHT
  AND EARLIER TODAY...SOILS ARE BECOMING SATURATED. MOST LOCATIONS
  RECORDED FROM A HALF TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAINFALL. THIS
  RECENT RAINFALL IN COMBINATION WITH THE EXPECTED RAINFALL
  TONIGHT MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ON AREA LOW WATER CROSSINGS
  AS WELL AS CREEKS AND STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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HATCH




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