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Flash Flood Watch issued May 27 at 11:21AM CDT until May 28 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:21 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017
Expires: 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, 2017

...Excessive Rainfall Possible This Afternoon and Tonight...
.At midday...Showers and thunderstorms had begun to develop along
a warm front currently situated across southern Missouri. Given
the upper level pattern...the potential exists for these storms to
begin training along the front from west to east later this
afternoon into tonight. Overall...the area can expect rainfall
amounts in the one to two inch range with localized amounts of up
to 4 inches possible.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH 7AM CDT SUNDAY MORNING...
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, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries,
McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk,
Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon,
Webster, and Wright.
* Through 7 AM CDT Sunday morning
* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will track along a
frontal boundary situated across the region this afternoon into
tonight. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely with
localized heavier amounts of up to 4 inches possible.
* This rainfall will lead to the potential for flash flooding of
low-lying areas including low water crossings as well as rapid
rises on creeks and streams. Those camping on gravel bars or
floating area rivers should be especially cautious as streams
and rivers can rise very quickly.

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