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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued July 06 at 2:55AM CDT until July 08 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:55 a.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL BECOMING INCREASING LIKELY FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
.A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER
TONIGHT...AND THEN STALL OUT ALONG OR JUST NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44
FROM TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS FRONT WILL INTERACT WITH A
TROPICAL AIRMASS TO PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN THROUGH AT LEAST
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE AREA.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN TWO AND FIVE INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHWESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA...OR ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM
JOPLIN TO LAKE OF THE OZARKS.
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 FLOODING OF STREAMS AND
RIVERS IN SOME AREAS...ALONG WITH THE FLOODING OF MANY LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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...PHELPS...POLK...PULASKI...ST. CLAIR...STONE...
TEXAS...VERNON...WEBSTER AND WRIGHT.
* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* HEAVY RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS
EVENING...CONTINUING PERIODICALLY THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN TWO AND FIVE INCHES ARE
CURRENTLY EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE CURRENTLY
EXPECTED TO FALL ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM JOPLIN TO
LAKE OF THE OZARKS.
* 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 FLOODING OF
STREAMS AND RIVERS IN SOME AREAS...ALONG WITH THE FLOODING OF
MANY LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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