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Kansas, Cherokee

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:55 AM CDT on July 06, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 08, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from this evening through
Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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... Jasper...
Laclede... Lawrence... Maries... McDonald... Miller... Morgan...
Newton... Phelps... Polk... Pulaski... St. Clair... stone...
Texas... Vernon... Webster and Wright.

* From this evening through Wednesday evening.

* Heavy rain will move into the area from the northwest this
evening... continuing periodically through at least Wednesday
afternoon. Rainfall amounts between two and five inches are
currently expected across the watch area... with locally higher
amounts possible. The heaviest rainfall amounts are currently
expected to fall along and northwest of a line from Joplin to
Lake of The Ozarks.

* Soils are already saturated across the region... and many
creeks... streams and rivers are already running above normal.
This additional rainfall is expected to lead to flooding of
streams and rivers in some areas... along with the flooding of
many low water crossings.

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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Alaska - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
North Carolina - Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
South Dakota - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Heat Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report