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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 10:31PM CDT until June 19 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:31 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015

...SIGNIFICANT FLOODING RISK THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
.PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
FRIDAY AS THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL SYSTEM BILL TRACK ACROSS THE
REGION. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN
MISSOURI. AS OF LATE THURSDAY EVENING 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
BEEN REPORTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST MISSOURI INTO PORTIONS OF EXTREME
SOUTHEAST KANSAS. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE
COMMON WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE
44 CORRIDOR WHERE LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 7 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE. THE RAIN WILL GRADUALLY TAPER FROM THE WEST FRIDAY
AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...CHEROKEE. IN
MISSOURI...BARRY...BARTON...CEDAR...CHRISTIAN...DADE...
DALLAS...GREENE...HICKORY...JASPER...LAWRENCE...MCDONALD...
NEWTON...POLK...STONE AND WEBSTER.
* THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING
* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO
FRIDAY. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE
COMMON. THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN
MISSOURI GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44 WHERE
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 7 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE RAIN
WILL TAPER OFF FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.
* RIVERS...CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING. IN ADDITION...MANY LOW WATER
CROSSINGS MAY BECOME FLOODED AND IMPASSIBLE.
THOSE CAMPING OR FLOATING ALONG AREA SCENIC RIVERS SHOULD CLOSELY
MONITOR RIVER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED TO SEEK HIGHER GROUND. RIVER
RISES CAN BE RAPID AND SIGNIFICANT.

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