Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
343 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ066-077-088-093-101-292200-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-150531T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-VERNON-BARTON-JASPER-NEWTON-MCDONALD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...NEVADA...LAMAR...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...
NEOSHO...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE
343 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
  BOURBON...CHEROKEE AND CRAWFORD. IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  BARTON...JASPER...MCDONALD...NEWTON AND VERNON.

* THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND
  TOMORROW. THIS RAIN WILL BE FALLING ON SATURATED OR NEARLY
  SATURATED SOIL...RESULTING IN AN INCREASED RISK FOR FLASH
  FLOODING.

* SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS...AND AREA RIVERS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. THOSE FLOATING OR CAMPING ON OR
  NEAR AREA RIVERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPID RISES OF WATER LEVELS.

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.

&&

$$

BOXELL