Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1030 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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BOONE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONITEAU MO-
1030 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN MONITEAU...
CALLAWAY AND SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTIES UNTIL 100 AM CDT...

AT 1024 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
BETWEEN TWO AND FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 6 PM ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA.  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH AT LEAST
MIDNIGHT OVER THE WARNED AREA.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
ASHLAND...COLUMBIA...FULTON...AUXVASSE...EASLEY...JAMESTOWN...
MIDWAY...MURRY...NEW BLOOMFIELD...ROCHEPORT...SHAMROCK AND
WILLIAMSBURG.

HINKSON CREEK IN BOONE COUNTY IS JUST A FOOT BELOW FLOOD STAGE AS OF
10 PM. FLOOD STAGE ON HINKSON CREEK IS 15 FEET.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES JEWELL CEMETERY HISTORIC SITE AND ROCK BRIDGE
STATE PARK.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES...
INTERSTATE 70 IN MISSOURI FROM EXIT 115 TO EXIT 161.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3891 9251 3893 9251 3898 9257 3907 9253
      3906 9165 3871 9164 3871 9234 3874 9239
      3871 9240 3871 9261

$$

BYRD








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