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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
241 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS COULD LEAD TO FLOODING TONIGHT...

.A FRONTAL BOUNDARY THAT HAS STALLED OUT ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL KANSAS
INTO CENTRAL MISSOURI WILL PROVIDE A FOCUS FOR RENEWED THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY TONIGHT. CONDITIONS ARE PRIME FOR LOCATIONS TO EXPERIENCE
FLOODING ISSUES GIVEN THE RAIN THAT FELL LAST NIGHT INTO EARLIER
TODAY...PLUS THE COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE READILY
AVAILABLE...LEADING TO EFFICIENT RAIN PRODUCERS...AS WELL AS THE
POTENTIAL FOR STORMS TO TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREAS REPEATEDLY.

KSZ057-060-103>105-MOZ028>030-037-038-043-044-053-054-260345-
/O.NEW.KEAX.FF.A.0005.160826T0000Z-160826T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MIAMI-LINN KS-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-
JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-CASS-JOHNSON MO-BATES-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLA...OSAWATOMIE...LOUISBURG...
PLEASANTON...LA CYGNE...MOUND CITY...FORT LEAVENWORTH...
LEAVENWORTH...LANSING...KANSAS CITY KANSAS...OVERLAND PARK...
STANLEY...OLATHE...SHAWNEE...LENEXA...PARKVILLE...PLATTE CITY...
RIVERSIDE...WEATHERBY LAKE...WESTON...GLADSTONE...LIBERTY...
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS...RICHMOND...LAWSON...KANSAS CITY...
INDEPENDENCE...ODESSA...HIGGINSVILLE...LEXINGTON...CONCORDIA...
BELTON...RAYMORE...HARRISONVILLE...PLEASANT HILL...WARRENSBURG...
BUTLER...ADRIAN...RICH HILL...CLINTON...WINDSOR
241 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS
ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF KANSAS AND WEST CENTRAL
  MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN KANSAS...JOHNSON
  KS...LEAVENWORTH...LINN KS...MIAMI AND WYANDOTTE. IN WEST
  CENTRAL MISSOURI...BATES...CASS...CLAY...HENRY...JACKSON...
  JOHNSON MO...LAFAYETTE...PLATTE AND RAY.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* A STALLED FRONT ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL KANSAS INTO CENTRAL MISSOURI
  WILL LEAD TO REPEATED ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY
  RAIN. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...ESPECIALLY WHERE STORMS MAY TRAIN
  OVER THE SAME AREAS.

* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS
  ...LOW-LYING AREAS...AND URBAN LOCATIONS. FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN
  AREAS THAT ARE NOT TYPICALLY FLOOD PRONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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