Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS73 KSGF 260330
FFSSGF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1030 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

MOC167-260615-
/O.CON.KSGF.FF.W.0070.000000T0000Z-160826T0615Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
POLK MO-
1030 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 AM CDT FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL POLK COUNTY...

AT 1025 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN THE
WARNED AREA. 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS
ALREADY OCCURRING.  HIGHWAY 215 IS FLOODING WEST OF MORRISVILLE AND
IMPASSABLE TO MOTORISTS.  THERE ARE NUMEROUS OTHER ROADWAYS THAT ARE
FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN.  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES
OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3743 9358 3746 9357 3749 9353 3753 9343
      3753 9339 3751 9336 3747 9339 3744 9343
      3743 9348

$$

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