Ozark Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:43 AM CDT on May 29, 2015

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

The National Weather Service in Springfield has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Missouri...
south central Missouri and southwest Missouri... including the
following areas... in central Missouri... Camden... Hickory and
Pulaski. In south central Missouri... Howell... Oregon...
Shannon and Texas. In southwest Missouri... Barry... Cedar...
Christian... Dade... Dallas... Douglas... Greene... Laclede...
Lawrence... Ozark... Polk... stone... Taney... Webster and Wright.

* 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.