Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Springfield MO
910 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Cherokee County in southeastern Kansas...
  Jasper County in southwestern Missouri...

* Until 315 AM CDT Thursday

* At 909 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has
  already fallen.  Portions of this same area had heavy rain and
  flooding earlier today. Flash flooding is expected to begin
  shortly.

* Creeks, streams, and low water crossings will be especially
  susceptible to the dangers of flash flooding.
  Locations in the warning include...
  Joplin...                         Carthage...
  Webb City...                      Carl Junction...
  Baxter Springs...                 Columbus...
  Galena...                         Oronogo...
  Carterville...                    Duquesne...
  Sarcoxie...                       Duenweg...
  Jasper...                         Cherokee...
  Airport Drive...                  Weir...
  Lowell...                         Alba...
  Sherman...                        Scammon...

This warning includes but is not limited to the following low water
crossings...
North Main and Murphy Boulevard In Joplin...
Highway 37 at The Spring River southwest of Avilla...
Highway 7 at Little Cherry Creek north of Columbus...
Route JJ at Center Creek southeast of Carl Junction...
and Route F, 3 miles northeast of Reeds.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

&&

LAT...LON 3734 9507 3734 9463 3736 9461 3735 9409
      3729 9409 3729 9406 3724 9405 3705 9406
      3706 9462 3700 9462 3701 9506

$$

Lindenberg



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