Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS73 KSGF 260242
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
942 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

MOC009-119-260500-
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BARRY MO-MCDONALD MO-
942 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
BARRY AND MCDONALD COUNTIES...

AT 936 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT FLASH
FLOODING FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL THIS EVENING WAS OCCURRING ACROSS
THE WARNED AREA. STATE HIGHWAY E SEVEN MILES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 76
NEAR POWELL MISSOURI HAD 6 INCHES OF WATER OVER THE ROADWAY.  LIGHT
TO MODERATE RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ON TOP
OF THE HEAVY RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED EARLIER THIS EVENING.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS CAUSING FLASH FLOODING.
LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...ANDERSON...BIG SUGAR CREEK STATE
PARK...CASSVILLE...EXETER...GOODMAN...LANAGAN...NOEL...PINEVILLE...
ROARING RIVER STATE PARK...SELIGMAN...SOUTH WEST CITY AND WASHBURN.
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...

HIGHWAY 43 AT BUFFALO CREEK WEST OF ANDERSON...
ROUTE Y AT FLAT CREEK JUST NORTHEAST OF CASSVILLE...
ROUTE C JUST SOUTH OF MCDOWELL...
HIGHWAY 39 AT FLAT CREEK SOUTH OF JENKINS...
ROUTE DD AT THE ELK RIVER JUST NORTH OF NOEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3649 9462 3677 9462 3675 9407 3692 9362
      3682 9361 3682 9357 3650 9359

$$

WISE








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