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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:37 AM CDT on July 07, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 08, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri... including the
following areas... in southeast Kansas... Bourbon... Cherokee
and Crawford. In Missouri... Barry... Barton... Benton...
Camden... Cedar... Christian... Dade... Dallas... Dent... Douglas...
Greene... Hickory... Jasper... Laclede... Lawrence... Maries...
McDonald... Miller... Morgan... Newton... Ozark... Phelps... Polk...
Pulaski... St. Clair... stone... Taney... Texas... Vernon...
Webster and Wright.

* Through Wednesday evening

* this afternoon... showers and a few embedded storms will move
across the area. Pockets of locally heavy rainfall are possible
where heavier showers train... or repeated move across the same
area. Additional widespread moderate to heavy rainfall will
develop across the region tonight and Wednesday as low pressure
moves northeast along a front that is stalled over the area.
Storm total rainfall amounts between two and four inches are
currently expected across the watch area... with locally higher
amounts possible. The highest rainfall amounts tonight through
Wednesday are currently expected along and northwest of the
Interstate 44 corridor.

* Soils are already saturated across the region... and many
creeks... streams and rivers are already running above normal.
This additional rainfall is expected to lead to flash flooding
of streams... flood prone areas... and low water crossings.
Flooding of larger rivers may also occur.

Those camping or floating along area streams and rivers should be
alert for rising water levels.

Rivers potentially impacted by flooding include the Osage...
Marmaton... Spring ... Elk... James... and Gasconade.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Dense Smoke Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
California - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
Nevada - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Wyoming - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report