Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1016 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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CHEROKEE KS-JASPER MO-MCDONALD MO-NEWTON MO-
1016 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  MCDONALD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT MONDAY.

* AT 1013 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THIS...COMBINED
  WITH HEAVY RAINFALL RECEIVED OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS...WILL RESULT
  IN A RISK OF FLOODING ACROSS AREA STREAMS AND CREEKS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAIN WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR. LOCATIONS IN
  THE WARNING INCLUDE...AIRPORT DRIVE...ALBA...ANDERSON...BAXTER
  SPRINGS...BIG SUGAR CREEK STATE PARK...CARL JUNCTION...CARONA...
  CARTERVILLE...CARTHAGE...COLUMBUS...DIAMOND...DUENWEG...DUQUESNE...
  FAIRVIEW...GALENA...GOODMAN...GRANBY...IRON GATES...JASPER...
  JOPLIN...LANAGAN...LEAWOOD...NEOSHO...NOEL...ORONOGO...PINEVILLE...
  PURCELL...SAGINAW...SARCOXIE...SCAMMON...SENECA...SHOAL CREEK
  DRIVE...SILVER CREEK...SOUTH WEST CITY...TREECE...WEBB CITY...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 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...
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.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE
FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER
BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3650 9463 3699 9463 3700 9507 3734 9508
      3734 9462 3737 9459 3735 9408 3649 9407

$$

GAGAN








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