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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued March 09 at 5:03AM CST until March 10 at 12:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 5:03 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Expires: noon on Thursday, March 10, 2016

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI TODAY
INTO THURSDAY MORNING...
.THE FIRST ROUND OF SHOWERS AND STORMS MOVED THROUGH THE REGION
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. IN GENERAL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
RANGED FROM 0.5 TO 1.25 INCHES.
ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TODAY INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. THE EXPECTED AXIS OF HEAVY RAINFALL HAS SHIFTED TO THE
SOUTHEAST. THROUGH THURSDAY...THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
TO BE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WHERE TWO TO FIVE INCHES IS
POSSIBLE. FOR AREAS ALONG AND JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE INTERSTATE
44 CORRIDOR...ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE. TO THE
NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44...RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE TENTH
AND ONE HALF OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING
OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS...AND LOW LYING AREAS LATE TODAY INTO
THURSDAY.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI...EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...SOUTH
CENTRAL MISSOURI AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...MARIES...MILLER AND
PULASKI. IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...PHELPS. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
MISSOURI...DENT...HOWELL...OREGON...SHANNON AND TEXAS. IN
SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...DOUGLAS...OZARK...TANEY AND WRIGHT.
* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. THE LATEST FORECAST DATA HAS SHIFTED THE
AXIS OF HEAVIEST RAINFALL A BIT TO THE SOUTHEAST... FOCUSING
MORE ON SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. RAINFALL ACCUMULATION BETWEEN
TWO AND FIVE INCHES IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTHEAST
OF A LINE FROM ROLLA...TO HARTVILLE...TO BRANSON. THE HIGHEST
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF SHANNON...
OREGON...HOWELL AND OZARK COUNTIES.
* FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS...STREAMS...AND RIVERS REMAINS POSSIBLE
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI AND THE
EASTERN OZARKS. SEVERAL LOW WATER CROSSINGS MAY BECOME
IMPASSABLE TO MOTORISTS. LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS CAMPGROUNDS
NEXT TO RIVERS MAY ALSO FLOOD.

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