Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
905 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

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CHEROKEE KS-DADE MO-JASPER MO-GREENE MO-BARTON MO-LAWRENCE MO-
905 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...
  DADE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  GREENE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  SOUTHERN BARTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  NORTHERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 901 AM CDT...THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REPORTED MINOR
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE
  PAST COUPLE OF DAYS. CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE HIGH ACROSS THE
  REGION WHICH HAS RESULTED IN MINOR FLOODING OF SOME LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. THIS IS AN EXTENSION OF THE PREVIOUS ADVISORY ACROSS
  THE AREA.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
  SPRINGFIELD...                    JOPLIN...
  REPUBLIC...                       CARTHAGE...
  WEBB CITY...                      CARL JUNCTION...
  BATTLEFIELD...                    WILLARD...
  MOUNT VERNON...                   LAMAR...
  BAXTER SPRINGS...                 COLUMBUS...
  GALENA...                         ROGERSVILLE...
  ORONOGO...                        STRAFFORD...
  CARTERVILLE...                    DUQUESNE...
  ASH GROVE...                      FAIR GROVE...

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
NORTH MAIN AND MURPHY BOULEVARD IN JOPLIN...
ROUTE CC WEST OF FAIR GROVE AT THE POMME DE TERRE RIVER...
HIGHWAY 97 AT THE SPRING RIVER NORTH OF STOTTS CITY...
HIGHWAY 37 AT THE SPRING RIVER SOUTHWEST OF AVILLA...
AND HIGHWAY 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3734 9507 3734 9462 3750 9461 3746 9362
      3743 9362 3741 9308 3709 9306 3710 9360
      3705 9406 3706 9461 3700 9462 3700 9507

$$

SCHAUMANN



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