Flash Flood Watch:
Issued at: 3:11 PM CDT on May 24, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on May 25, 2015
- ...Flash Flood Watch in effect through Monday morning... The National Weather Service in Springfield has expanded the
- Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Missouri... south central Missouri and southwest Missouri...including the following areas...in central Missouri...Camden...Maries... Miller...Phelps and Pulaski. In south central Missouri... Dent...Howell...Oregon...Shannon and Texas. In southwest Missouri...Dallas...Douglas...Laclede...Ozark...Webster and Wright.
- Through Monday morning
- showers and some thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will impact southern Missouri tonight. Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches with locally higher amounts are expected.
- 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. Those with outdoor recreational plans this Memorial Day weekend including camping and floating along area rivers and streams should be alert for rising water levels. 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.