Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1118 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

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CHRISTIAN MO-DOUGLAS MO-STONE MO-
1118 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT FOR
NORTHERN STONE...SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN AND WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTIES...

AT 1111 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT RAINFALL HAD DIMINISHED ACROSS CHRISTIAN AND STONE COUNTIES
WHILE SHOWERS LINGERED IN DOUGLAS COUNTY. RAINFALL SINCE EARLY THIS
MORNING RANGED FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS CAUSING FLASH FLOODING OF LOW
LYING OR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS SOME CREEKS AND LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...

HIGHWAY 13 AT PINE RUN NORTHWEST OF GALENA...
ROUTE FF AT HUNTER CREEK EAST OF AVA...
ROUTE FF AT TURKEY CREEK EAST OF AVA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...
DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...
EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3682 9353 3701 9361 3700 9291 3708 9290
      3707 9290 3707 9255 3706 9242 3680 9248

$$

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