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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:57 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 115 PM CST Saturday for
Cherokee... Lawrence and Jasper counties...

At 1156 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated an area of very heavy
rainfall across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain has
already fallen with an additional inch of rainfall possible
overnight.

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...
north main and Murphy Boulevard in Joplin...
Highway 97 at the Spring River north of Stotts City...
Highway 37 at the Spring River southwest of Avilla...
Highway 7 at little Cherry Creek north of Columbus...
and Route jj at Center Creek southeast of Carl Junction.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3734 9507 3734 9462 3736 9462 3737 9452
      3735 9409 3729 9407 3728 9361 3692 9361
      3693 9406 3705 9406 3706 9461 3700 9462
      3700 9507


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:08 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Missouri, east central Missouri, south
central Missouri, and southwest Missouri, including the
following areas, in central Missouri, Pulaski. In east central
Missouri, Phelps. In south central Missouri, Dent, Howell,
Oregon, Shannon, and Texas. In southwest Missouri, Barry,
Christian, Douglas, Greene, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald,
Newton, Ozark, stone, Taney, Webster, and Wright.

* Through Saturday evening

* a couple more rounds of moderate to locally heavy rainfall will
occur on already saturated ground through Saturday evening. One
to three inches of additional rainfall is expected near and
south of the Interstate 44 corridor. Amounts up to four inches
are possible over localized areas.

* Additional flooding may develop including low water crossings,
low lying spots, area creeks, streams, and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Schaumann



Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:08 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Missouri, east central Missouri, south
central Missouri, and southwest Missouri, including the
following areas, in central Missouri, Pulaski. In east central
Missouri, Phelps. In south central Missouri, Dent, Howell,
Oregon, Shannon, and Texas. In southwest Missouri, Barry,
Christian, Douglas, Greene, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald,
Newton, Ozark, stone, Taney, Webster, and Wright.

* Through Saturday evening

* a couple more rounds of moderate to locally heavy rainfall will
occur on already saturated ground through Saturday evening. One
to three inches of additional rainfall is expected near and
south of the Interstate 44 corridor. Amounts up to four inches
are possible over localized areas.

* Additional flooding may develop including low water crossings,
low lying spots, area creeks, streams, and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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