Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1155 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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CHEROKEE KS-CRAWFORD KS-
1155 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT.

* AT 1149 AM CDT...LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS INDICATED
  THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA...ESPECIALLY IN
  LOW LYING AREAS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY.

* RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN EARLIER TODAY IS CAUSING FLOODING.
  LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING   INCLUDE...ARCADIA...ARMA...BAXTER
  SPRINGS...CARONA...CHEROKEE...COLUMBUS...ENGLEVALE...
  FRONTENAC...GALENA...GIRARD...HEPLER...MCCUNE...MULBERRY...
  PITTSBURG...SCAMMON...TREECE...WEIR AND WEST MINERAL.

CREEKS...STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...

HIGHWAY 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED IN THE
IMMEDIATE FUTURE. HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT...WHICH COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3766 9508 3767 9507 3767 9462 3712 9461
      3702 9461 3700 9462 3699 9498 3700 9508

$$

TERRY







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