Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
851 PM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

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HOWELL MO-OREGON MO-
851 PM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM
CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN HOWELL AND OREGON COUNTIES...

AT 847 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
HEAVY RAINFALL WAS ENDING ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. HOWEVER...MANY
LOCATIONS SAW 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL EARLY THURSDAY EVENING. THIS
WILL LIKELY RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH 10 PM.

RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. LOCATIONS
IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...ALTON...COUCH...GREER...PEACE VALLEY...
POMONA...ROVER...THOMASVILLE...WHITE CHURCH...WILDERNESS AND WILLOW
SPRINGS. CREEKS...STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

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

ROUTE U...6 MILES EAST OF WILLOW SPRINGS...
ROUTE A JUST WEST OF COUCH...
HIGHWAY 142 AT THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER...
HIGHWAY 99 AT MIDDLE FORK SOUTH OF THOMASVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3657 9150 3679 9190 3692 9200 3705 9206
      3705 9183 3697 9170 3689 9165 3677 9113
      3650 9112

$$

SCHAUMANN








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