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  • Flash Flood Watch for Cherokee County, Kansas
  • Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 10:31PM CDT until June 19 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 9:31 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, June 19, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT FLOODING RISK THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
    .PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE 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 LATE THURSDAY EVENING 2 TO 4 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...CEDAR...CHRISTIAN...DADE...
    DALLAS...GREENE...HICKORY...JASPER...LAWRENCE...MCDONALD...
    NEWTON...POLK...STONE 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.