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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued October 10 at 8:41AM CDT until October 11 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:41 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Expires: 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY 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 SATURDAY MORNING
* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING...WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
TAPERING OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD STORM
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES HAVE BEEN COMMON ACROSS
THE REGION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO AROUND 6 INCHES IN A FEW
SPOTS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND FAR
SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI.
* THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING
ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS.
SIGNIFICANT RISES OR FLOODING MAY OCCUR ALONG MAIN STEM RIVERS.
THOSE CAMPING OR FLOATING ALONG AREA RIVERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
RAPID WATER LEVEL RISES.

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