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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 3:24 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 700 PM CST for
Cherokee... Newton... McDonald and Jasper counties...

At 323 PM CST, the Department of Transportation reported flash
flooding in the warned area. Up to three inches of rain has already
fallen. While the rain has ended... flash flooding is occurring and
will continue to occur into this evening.

This warning includes but is not limited to the following low water
crossings...
Highway 43 at Buffalo Creek west of Anderson...
north main and Murphy Boulevard in Joplin...
business Highway 60 just north of Neosho...
Highway 37 at the Spring River southwest of Avilla...
Highway 7 at little Cherry Creek north of Columbus...
Route jj at Center Creek southeast of Carl Junction...
Route f, 3 miles northeast of Reeds...
Route cc at Lost Creek just south of Racine...
Route dd at the Elk River just north of Noel...
and Route o at the Spring River just south of Alba.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3650 9462 3700 9462 3700 9507 3734 9507
      3734 9462 3736 9461 3736 9452 3734 9409
      3730 9408 3729 9405 3650 9408


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1257 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

... For the Elk River near Tiff City...
* at 12:30 PM Saturday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 19.7 feet around midnight.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.7 feet by
around midnight. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
afternoon.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... moderate flood stage. Flood waters affect
the north and south side of the Highway 43 bridge and the cowskin
public fishing access area on the northeast side of the bridge. The
waste water treatment plant begins flood prevention measures.



               Flood observed forecast 6 am

Location stage stage day time sun Mon Tue

Elk River Basin
Tiff City 15 16.0 Sat 12 PM 18.2 11.6 9.3




Lat... Lon 3663 9454 3658 9449 3656 9453 3661 9462
      3664 9462





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:36 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri, including the
following areas, in southeast Kansas, Cherokee. In Missouri,
Barry, Camden, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene,
Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller,
Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, stone,
Taney, Texas, Webster, and Wright.

* Through this evening

* a couple more rounds of moderate to locally heavy rainfall will
occur on already saturated ground through this evening. One to
two inches of additional rainfall is expected near and south of
the Interstate 44 corridor. Amounts up to three inches are
possible over localized areas.

* Additional flooding may develop including low water crossings,
low lying spots, area creeks, streams, and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:36 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri, including the
following areas, in southeast Kansas, Cherokee. In Missouri,
Barry, Camden, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene,
Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller,
Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, stone,
Taney, Texas, Webster, and Wright.

* Through this evening

* a couple more rounds of moderate to locally heavy rainfall will
occur on already saturated ground through this evening. One to
two inches of additional rainfall is expected near and south of
the Interstate 44 corridor. Amounts up to three inches are
possible over localized areas.

* Additional flooding may develop including low water crossings,
low lying spots, area creeks, streams, and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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