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Weather Alert Detail

  • Flood Warning for Cherokee County, Kansas
  • Flood Warning issued August 19 at 4:00AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 3 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 10 a.m.
  • ...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
    CHEROKEE...NEWTON...MCDONALD AND SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTIES...
    AT 353 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
    WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR INDICATED THAT ONE
    TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OCCURRED
    FROM TUESDAY EVENING INTO EARLY THIS MORNING. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
    THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK ACROSS THE WARNED AREA THIS
    MORNING. THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS MCDONALD AND SOUTHERN
    NEWTON COUNTIES WHERE AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO TWO INCHES OF
    RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
    CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY
    SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.
    THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER
    CROSSINGS...
    HIGHWAY 43 AT BUFFALO CREEK WEST OF ANDERSON...
    NORTH MAIN AND MURPHY BOULEVARD IN JOPLIN...
    BUSINESS HIGHWAY 60 JUST NORTH OF NEOSHO...
    AND HIGHWAY 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS.