Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS73 KSGF 052315
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
615 PM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015

MOC077-060200-
/O.CON.KSGF.FF.W.0047.000000T0000Z-150706T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENE MO-
615 PM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR
WESTERN GREENE COUNTY...

AT 605 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WAS PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA.  A WATER RESCUE OCCURRED AT CHESTNUT EXPRESSWAY NEAR
HAZELTINE. FLOODING IS OCCURRING ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN
SPRINGFIELD INCLUDING RAPID RISES ALONG WILSON CREEK JUST WEST OF
SPRINGFIELD.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS CAUSING FLASH FLOODING.
LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...BATTLEFIELD...CAVE
SPRINGS...REPUBLIC...SPRINGFIELD AND WILLARD. CREEKS...STREAMS AND
LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF
FLASH FLOODING.

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 3710 9358 3736 9355 3735 9324 3714 9324
      3709 9325 3709 9342

$$

WISE








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