Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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

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SHANNON MO-DENT MO-PHELPS MO-LACLEDE MO-WRIGHT MO-TEXAS MO-
PULASKI MO-
426 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN SHANNON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  DENT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  SOUTHERN PHELPS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  SOUTHEASTERN LACLEDE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  WRIGHT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  TEXAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  SOUTHEASTERN PULASKI COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 425 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
  FORT LEONARD WOOD...              CURRENT RIVER STATE PARK...
  MONTAUK STATE PARK...             SALEM...
  MOUNTAIN GROVE...                 LICKING...
  CABOOL...                         HOUSTON...
  MANSFIELD...                      DAWSON...
  NORWOOD...                        HARTVILLE...
  SUMMERSVILLE...                   BUNKER...
  RAYMONDVILLE...                   EDGAR SPRINGS...
  HUGGINS...                        PLATO...
  TWIN BRIDGES...                   TURTLE...

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
ROUTE E NORTH OF HIGHWAY 38 AT THE GASCONADE RIVER...
ROUTE J AT PARKS CREEK 2 MILES EAST OF MORGAN...
ROUTE M AT PARKS CREEK NEAR GROVESPRING...
HIGHWAY 119 AT PIGEON CREEK NEAR MONTAUK STATE PARK...
AND ROUTE U AT THE JACKS FORK 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF CLEAR SPRINGS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL LIKELY PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING.

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.

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.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3759 9131 3751 9131 3750 9121 3742 9121
      3741 9133 3705 9167 3707 9268 3748 9269
      3780 9202 3779 9131 3770 9131 3769 9115
      3759 9116

$$

GRIFFIN



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