Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
255 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL BECOMING INCREASING LIKELY FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER
TONIGHT...AND THEN STALL OUT ALONG OR JUST NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44
FROM TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS FRONT WILL INTERACT WITH A
TROPICAL AIRMASS TO PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN THROUGH AT LEAST
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE AREA.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN TWO AND FIVE INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHWESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA...OR ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM
JOPLIN TO LAKE OF THE OZARKS.

SOILS ARE ALREADY SATURATED ACROSS THE REGION...AND MANY
CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE ALREADY RUNNING ABOVE NORMAL. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO LEAD TO FLOODING OF STREAMS AND
RIVERS IN SOME AREAS...ALONG WITH THE FLOODING OF MANY LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.

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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-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...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA
255 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

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...ST. CLAIR...STONE...
  TEXAS...VERNON...WEBSTER AND WRIGHT.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* HEAVY RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS
  EVENING...CONTINUING PERIODICALLY THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN TWO AND FIVE INCHES ARE
  CURRENTLY EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE CURRENTLY
  EXPECTED TO FALL ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM JOPLIN TO
  LAKE OF THE OZARKS.

* SOILS ARE ALREADY SATURATED ACROSS THE REGION...AND MANY
  CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE ALREADY RUNNING ABOVE NORMAL.
  THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO LEAD TO FLOODING OF
  STREAMS AND RIVERS IN SOME AREAS...ALONG WITH THE FLOODING OF
  MANY LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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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