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Weather Alert Detail

  • Flash Flood Watch for Crawford County, Kansas
  • Flash Flood Watch issued October 30 at 9:53PM CDT until October 31 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at noon
  • ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOOD RISK CONTINUES...
    .PERIODIC WAVES OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
    NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS FOR
    MUCH OF TONIGHT. RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO
    EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AS A STORM SYSTEM BEGINS TO
    APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.
    AN ADDITIONAL THREE QUARTERS TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN...
    WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH
    AREA BY THE TIME RAIN ENDS THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WITH SOILS ALREADY
    SATURATED FROM EARLIER RAINFALL...THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED
    TO RESULT IN A FLOOD AND FLASH FLOOD RISK ACROSS THE REGION.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    * ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN
    KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS OVERNIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL OCCUR FROM LATE TONIGHT
    INTO THURSDAY MORNING. WITH SOILS ALREADY SATURATED FROM HEAVY
    RAIN THAT FELL DURING PREVIOUS DAYS...FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
    POSSIBLE WHERE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OCCURS.
    * LOW LYING AREAS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AND OTHER FLOOD PRONE
    LOCATIONS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING OVER THE
    NEXT FEW DAYS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER
    DRIVE YOUR CAR OR TRUCK THROUGH A FLOODED ROADWAY...FIND AN
    ALTERNATE ROUTE INSTEAD. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND...DON`T
    DROWN.