Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1042 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

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CHRISTIAN MO-GREENE MO-WEBSTER MO-
1042 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR
GREENE...NORTHERN CHRISTIAN AND SOUTHERN WEBSTER COUNTIES...

AT 1034 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT RAINFALL HAD DIMINISHED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH
SCATTERED MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS LINGERED IN WEBSTER COUNTY.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING RANGED FROM ONE TO THREE
INCHES.

DRAMATIC RISES WILL OCCUR ON WILSONS CREEK WHICH WILL FLOOD LOW
WATER CROSSINGS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS CAUSING FLASH FLOODING. WHILE
FLOODING OF STREETS IN THE SPRINGFIELD HAS LARGELY ENDED...FLOODING
OF LOW LYING AREAS...CREEKS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL CONTINUE IN
THE WARNED AREA.

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

ROUTE U AT PEDELO CREEK NORTHEAST OF SPARTA...
SCENIC AVENUE IN SOUTHWEST SPRINGFIELD...
ROUTE C AT THE LITTLE SAC RIVER NORTH OF STRAFFORD...
GREENWOOD ROAD AT THE POMME DE TERRE HEADWATERS...
EAST BUENA VISTA ROAD AT WARD BRANCH SOUTH OF SPRINGFIELD.


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 3700 9361 3728 9361 3728 9362 3736 9362
      3735 9269 3707 9286 3707 9290 3698 9291

$$

FOSTER








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