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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued December 27 at 3:19PM CST until December 28 at 12:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 3:19 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015
Expires: noon on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

...FLASH FLOOD RISK CONTINUES ACROSS THE REGION...
.WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT ACROSS
THE WATCH AREA...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AFFECTING THE REGION. ONGOING MAJOR TO
HISTORIC FLOODING IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE IN MANY AREAS...WITH
ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING LIKELY WHERE MORE HEAVY RAIN FALLS
THOUGH TONIGHT.
FOR MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...AND SOUTHERN AND
SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN IS
EXPECTED BEFORE RAIN FINALLY ENDS MONDAY. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
WILL LIKELY BE BETWEEN 6 AND 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
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...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 MONDAY MORNING
* AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY AND
TONIGHT ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN FALLING
THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. BY THE TIME RAIN ENDS MONDAY
MORNING...STORM TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.
* RAPID RISES ON AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE OCCURRING
AND EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. AREAS THAT DO NOT NORMALLY FLOOD COULD
EXPERIENCE FLOODING DURING THIS EVENT. FOR SOME LOCATIONS ACROSS
SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...FLOODING COULD EXCEED THAT
SEEN DURING THE SPRING 2008 AND 2011 FLOODS. MANY AREAS WILL SEE
HISTORIC FLOODING.

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