Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
955 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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BARTON MO-JASPER MO-MCDONALD MO-NEWTON MO-VERNON MO-
955 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BARTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  MCDONALD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  VERNON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT.

* AT 939 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THAT HEAVY RAINFALL WAS PRODUCING MINOR FLOODING ACROSS THE
  ADVISORY AREA. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE LAST
  NIGHT...WITH AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE
  THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL IS CAUSING MINOR FLOODING.
  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...

HIGHWAY 43 AT BUFFALO CREEK WEST OF ANDERSON...
NORTH MAIN AND MURPHY BOULEVARD IN JOPLIN...
BUSINESS HIGHWAY 60 JUST NORTH OF NEOSHO...
HIGHWAY 37 AT THE SPRING RIVER SOUTHWEST OF AVILLA...
ROUTE K AT DRY WOOD CREEK EAST OF ARCADIA.

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REPORTED THAT HIGHWAY K IN
BARTON COUNTY NEAR THE KANSAS STATE LINE IS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

THOSE CAMPING NEAR RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE ADVISORY AREA ARE URGED
TO CLOSELY MONITOR WATER LEVELS AND SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF RISING
WATER LEVELS ARE OBSERVED.

&&

LAT...LON 3650 9463 3806 9462 3806 9412 3804 9406
      3649 9408

$$

TERRY







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