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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 8:42PM CDT until June 19 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:42 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015

...SIGNIFICANT FLOODING RISK THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
.MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
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 THURSDAY EVENING 1 TO 3 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...BENTON...CEDAR...CHRISTIAN...
DADE...DALLAS...GREENE...HICKORY...JASPER...LAWRENCE...
MCDONALD...MORGAN...NEWTON...POLK...ST. CLAIR...STONE...
VERNON 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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