Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
WGUS83 KSGF 202303
FLSSGF

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
603 PM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

MOC067-091-215-229-210200-
/O.NEW.KSGF.FA.Y.0056.160720T2303Z-160721T0200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WRIGHT MO-HOWELL MO-TEXAS MO-DOUGLAS MO-
603 PM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN WRIGHT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
  NORTHEASTERN HOWELL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  TEXAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 601 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. UP 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...
  WEST PLAINS...                    MOUNTAIN GROVE...
  LICKING...                        AVA...
  MOUNTAIN VIEW...                  CABOOL...
  HOUSTON...                        NORWOOD...
  SUMMERSVILLE...                   RAYMONDVILLE...
  HAZELTON...                       BUCYRUS...
  CLEAR SPRINGS...                  PEACE VALLEY...
  ELK CREEK...                      HARTSHORN...
  VANZANT...                        PRESCOTT...
  BRUSHYKNOB...                     SIMMONS...

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...
ROUTE FF AT HUNTER CREEK EAST OF AVA...
ROUTE FF AT TURKEY CREEK EAST OF AVA...
ROUTE Y AT COWSKIN CREEK 3 MILES WEST OF AVA...
ROUTE Y...4 MILES NORTHWEST OF MOUNTAIN VIEW...
AND ROUTE U AT THE JACKS FORK 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF CLEAR SPRINGS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO ONE INCH 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.

MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.  IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW
WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN
BECOME KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS.  CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID
STREAMS OR CREEKS.

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 3675 9188 3704 9188 3708 9217 3683 9246
      3689 9288 3708 9260 3726 9219 3759 9202
      3759 9178 3753 9175 3743 9175 3742 9171
      3733 9167 3716 9165 3676 9168

$$

TERRY



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.