Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
948 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

MOC067-091-215-229-260500-
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DOUGLAS MO-HOWELL MO-TEXAS MO-WRIGHT MO-
948 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
DOUGLAS...NORTHERN HOWELL...SOUTHERN TEXAS AND SOUTHERN WRIGHT
COUNTIES...

AT 943 PM CDT...THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INDICATED THAT
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED THIS EVENING WAS PRODUCING
FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. STATE ROUTE Y AT COWSKIN
CREEK WAS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER. LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA 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...AVA...CABOOL...HARTVILLE...
MANSFIELD...MOUNTAIN GROVE...MOUNTAIN VIEW...NORWOOD...SUMMERSVILLE
AND WILLOW SPRINGS. 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 FF AT HUNTER CREEK EAST OF AVA...
ROUTE FF AT TURKEY CREEK EAST OF AVA...
ROUTE Y AT COWSKIN CREEK 3 MILES WEST OF AVA...
ROUTE Y...4 MILES NORTHWEST OF MOUNTAIN VIEW...
ROUTE U...6 MILES EAST OF WILLOW SPRINGS.

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 3683 9288 3707 9269 3726 9267 3727 9165
      3682 9166

$$

WISE







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