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Cherokee County Emergency Management
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 02:58 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 01:00AM Monday

Several rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected to develop over the central and southern Plains and move northeastward toward southeast Kansas and portions of the Missouri Ozarks through late Sunday evening. Widespread rainfall accumulations over two inches with localized rainfall amounts over four inches will be possible in the watch area. The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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, Dade, Hickory, Jasper, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton, St. Clair, and Vernon.

* From 1 AM CDT Sunday through late Sunday night

* Several rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected through late Sunday evening. Widespread rainfall accumulations over two inches with localized rainfall amounts over four inches will be possible.

* Low lying areas near creeks and streams and low water crossings will likely flood quickly in response to heavy rainfall.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NEWTON ... MARIES ... BOURBON ... CAMDEN ... MCDONALD ... HICKORY ... JASPER ... LAWRENCE ... VERNON ... ST. CLAIR ... MILLER ... CRAWFORD ... DADE ... BENTON ... BARRY ... BARTON ... CHEROKEE ... CEDAR ... MORGAN

Instructions:

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.

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Address/Location
Cherokee County Emergency Management
110 West Maple Street
Columbus, KS 66725

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 620-429-1857

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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