Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
233 PM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

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HOWELL MO-DOUGLAS MO-OZARK MO-
233 PM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  HOWELL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  NORTHEASTERN OZARK COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 232 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS ALREADY FALLEN ON SATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
  WEST PLAINS...                    MOUNTAIN VIEW...
  WILLOW SPRINGS...                 POMONA...
  BRANDSVILLE...                    SILOAM SPRINGS...
  DORA...                           ZANONI...
  PEACE VALLEY...                   POTTERSVILLE...
  SYCAMORE...                       VANZANT...
  DRURY...                          BRIXEY...
  ROCKBRIDGE...                     GENTRYVILLE...
  WHITE CHURCH...

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
ROUTE K...3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF POTTERSVILLE...
ROUTE Y...4 MILES NORTHWEST OF MOUNTAIN VIEW...
ROUTE U...6 MILES EAST OF WILLOW SPRINGS...
HIGHWAY 181 AT BRYANT CREEK NORTHEAST OF SYCAMORE...
HIGHWAY 95 AT BRYANT CREEK JUST EAST OF ROCKBRIDGE...
AND ROUTE EE AT THE NORTH FORK NORTHEAST VANZANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3665 9244 3706 9243 3705 9166 3679 9167
      3679 9168 3663 9168

$$

GRIFFIN


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