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Weather Alert Detail

  • Flash Flood Watch for Cherokee County, Kansas
  • Flash Flood Watch issued May 24 at 4:57AM CDT until May 25 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 3:57 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 6 a.m.
  • ...HEAVY RAINFALL AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING THIS WEEKEND...
    .A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MODERATE
    TO HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THE MOST WIDESPREAD AND
    HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL FALL FROM TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT OVER
    SOUTHEAST KANSAS INTO WESTERN MISSOURI. RAINFALL MAY LINGER TO THE
    SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44 INTO MEMORIAL DAY. THOSE WITH RECREATIONAL
    PLANS ALONG AREA RIVERS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND SHOULD CLOSELY
    MONITOR RIVER LEVELS.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY 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...BARTON...BENTON...CEDAR...DADE...
    HICKORY...MORGAN...POLK...ST. CLAIR AND VERNON.
    * THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
    * MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT
    SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI THIS WEEKEND. MODERATE
    TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TODAY OVER SOUTHEAST
    KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN MISSOURI WITH A SLOW EASTWARD SPREAD
    TOWARD THE HIGHWAY 65 CORRIDOR THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST
    RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 49 THROUGH
    SUNDAY NIGHT. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE AND A HALF TO THREE
    INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.
    * THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL
    STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS AS WELL AS SIGNIFICANT RISES
    AND FLOODING OF SOME MAIN STEM RIVERS.
    THE OSAGE...LITTLE OSAGE...MARMATON AND SPRING RIVER BASINS ALONG
    WITH LIGHTNING CREEK WILL BE IMPACTED AND COULD EXPERIENCE
    FLOODING.
    THOSE WITH OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL PLANS OVER SOUTHEAST KANSAS INTO
    WESTERN MISSOURI THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND INCLUDING CAMPING AND
    FLOATING ALONG AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING
    WATER LEVELS.