Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1255 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...

* UNTIL 700 AM CDT.

* AT 1254 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AN AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAIN
  GAUGES AND RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATE THAT ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
  RAIN HAD ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY EVENING. AN
  ADDITIONAL HALF INCH TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
  BEFORE SUNRISE AS HEAVY RAINFALL MOVES INTO THE AREA FROM
  NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING
  OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...ARCADIA...ARMA...BAXTER
  SPRINGS...CARONA...CHEROKEE...COLUMBUS...ENGLEVALE...FRONTENAC...
  GALENA...GIRARD...HEPLER...MCCUNE...MULBERRY...PITTSBURG...
  SCAMMON...TREECE...WEIR AND WEST MINERAL. 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 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

&&

LAT...LON 3766 9508 3767 9507 3767 9462 3702 9461
      3700 9462 3699 9498 3700 9508

$$

SCHAUMANN








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