Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS73 KSGF 021026
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
526 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

MOC039-043-057-067-077-109-215-225-229-021300-
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CEDAR MO-CHRISTIAN MO-DOUGLAS MO-GREENE MO-TEXAS MO-WEBSTER MO-
WRIGHT MO-DADE MO-LAWRENCE MO-
526 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM CDT FOR
CHRISTIAN...DADE...DOUGLAS...GREENE...NORTHERN LAWRENCE...SOUTHERN
CEDAR...SOUTHERN WEBSTER...SOUTHERN WRIGHT AND SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS
COUNTIES...

AT 524 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WAS PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA. NUMEROUS ROADS ARE FLOODED IN THE AREA...AND MANY
CREEKS...STREAMS...AND RIVERS ARE RUNNING HIGH OR OUT OF THEIR
BANKS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS CAUSING FLASH FLOODING.
CREEKS...STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.

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

ROUTE CC WEST OF FAIR GROVE AT THE POMME DE TERRE RIVER...
ROUTE U AT PEDELO CREEK NORTHEAST OF SPARTA...
ROUTE FF AT HUNTER CREEK EAST OF AVA...
ROUTE FF AT TURKEY CREEK EAST OF AVA...
SCENIC AVENUE IN SOUTHWEST SPRINGFIELD...
ROUTE C AT THE LITTLE SAC RIVER NORTH OF STRAFFORD...
GREENWOOD ROAD AT THE POMME DE TERRE HEADWATERS...
ROUTE Y AT COWSKIN CREEK 3 MILES WEST OF AVA...
ROUTE K AT TURNBACK CREEK WEST OF EVERTON...
EAST BUENA VISTA ROAD AT WARD BRANCH SOUTH OF SPRINGFIELD.

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 ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3682 9334 3699 9334 3699 9362 3726 9405
      3764 9408 3764 9362 3743 9362 3742 9310
      3734 9306 3724 9268 3722 9206 3680 9210

$$

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