Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1042 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

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CHEROKEE KS-NEWTON MO-JASPER MO-
1042 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...
  NORTHERN NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 1039 AM CDT...MINOR FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN AND AROUND
  THE CITY OF JOPLIN. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

  EVEN AFTER RAIN ENDS...CONTINUED RUNOFF MAY RESULT IN MINOR
  FLOODING PERSISTING FOR A FEW HOURS.

* CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
  JOPLIN...                         CARTHAGE...
  WEBB CITY...                      CARL JUNCTION...
  BAXTER SPRINGS...                 GALENA...
  ORONOGO...                        CARTERVILLE...
  DUQUESNE...                       SARCOXIE...
  DUENWEG...                        JASPER...
  DIAMOND...                        LOMA LINDA...
  AIRPORT DRIVE...                  LEAWOOD...
  LOWELL...                         SILVER CREEK...
  ALBA...                           PURCELL...

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
NORTH MAIN AND MURPHY BOULEVARD IN JOPLIN...
HIGHWAY 37 AT THE SPRING RIVER SOUTHWEST OF AVILLA...
ROUTE JJ AT CENTER CREEK SOUTHEAST OF CARL JUNCTION...
ROUTE F...3 MILES NORTHEAST OF REEDS...
AND ROUTE O AT THE SPRING RIVER JUST SOUTH OF ALBA.

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 3735 9434 3735 9409 3734 9409 3730 9408
      3729 9406 3698 9407 3698 9433 3700 9472
      3726 9476

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