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Flash Flood Watch issued August 05 at 6:10PM CDT until August 06 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017
Expires: 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017

...Additional Heavy Rain Expected through the Overnight Hours...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri, including the
following areas, in southeast Kansas, Bourbon, Cherokee, and
Crawford. In Missouri, Barton, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Dade,
Dallas, Dent, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence,
Maries, Miller, Morgan, Newton, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, St.
Clair, Texas, Vernon, Webster, and Wright.
* Through Sunday evening.
* Moderate to heavy rain continues early this evening across
Central Missouri. Additional heavy rain and potential flash
flooding is expected across much of the Watch area late tonight
through the overnight hours. An additional 2 to 4 inches of
rain, with locally higher amounts, is possible.
* Flash flooding will become increasingly likely later tonight,
especially if heavy rain falls in the same location as Saturday
morning. Rapid rises along area creeks and streams can be
expected, along with the flooding of low water crossings.
Motorists and campers should be especially alert tonight for
flash flooding.
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.

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