Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
305 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN SHANNON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  OREGON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 302 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  GRAND GULF STATE PARK...          THAYER...
  WINONA...                         ALTON...
  BIRCH TREE...                     KOSHKONONG...
  MONTIER...                        THOMASVILLE...
  COUCH...                          MYRTLE...
  GREER...                          TERESITA...
  WILDERNESS...                     ROVER...

THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
ROUTE H...3 MILES EAST OF WINONA...
ROUTE H AT ROCKY CREEK 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF WINONA...
ROUTE H AT THOMAS HOLLOW 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF WINONA...
ROUTE A JUST WEST OF COUCH...
AND HIGHWAY 142 AT THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.

FLOODING ALONG FREDRICK CREEK WAS ALREADY REPORTED FROM STORMS
EARLIER TODAY. THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL
FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3707 9165 3714 9142 3710 9106 3708 9109
      3708 9122 3683 9123 3682 9111 3650 9113
      3650 9167

$$

HATCH



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