Laclede Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:18 AM CDT on October 02, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this 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...Barton...Benton...Camden... Cedar...Dade...Dallas...Hickory...Jasper...Laclede...Maries... Miller...Morgan...Phelps...Polk...Pulaski...St. Clair and Vernon.

* Through this evening

* two to five inches of rain is forecast within the Flash Flood Watch area. Thunderstorms capable of producing excessive rainfall are expected to train across portions of southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks tonight...with additional storms expected during the day Thursday.

* Flash flooding risks are increasing over portions of southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks through today. Flooding in this region typically consists of small streams and creeks flooding low lying areas...including low water crossing and actual roadways.

Anyone that has interests within the Osage...Little Osage... SAC...Marmaton...Pomme de Terre...and Niangua river basins... should monitor future warnings and statements today.

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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