Benton County, Missouri
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Flash Flood Watch
KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>096-101>105-072100-
/O.CON.KSGF.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-150709T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-TANEY-OZARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...
THEODOSIA
347 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 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

* TODAY...INTERMITTENT 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. 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 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 MAIN STEM 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.

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