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Cherokee County Emergency Management
Sunday September 22nd, 2019 :: 12:56 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Advisory until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Southern Bourbon County in southeastern Kansas... Cherokee County in southeastern Kansas... Crawford County in southeastern Kansas... Northern Barton County in southwestern Missouri... Vernon County in west central Missouri...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 1252 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicates heavy rain over the last 24 hours will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Radar estimates 2 to 3 inches of rain have fallen, with isolated amounts up to 4 inches.

* Creeks, streams, and low water crossings will be especially susceptible to the dangers of flooding. Locations in the advisory include... Pittsburg... Prairie State Park... Nevada... Fort Scott... Baxter Springs... Frontenac... Columbus... Galena... Girard... Arma... Marmaton... Liberal... Cherokee... Weir... Lowell... Sheldon... Sherman... Mulberry... Scammon... Chicopee... This advisory includes but is not limited to the following low water crossings... Route K at Dry Wood Creek east of Arcadia... Route C at Horse Creek east of Milford... Route M south of Highway 160... Highway 54, 3 miles east of Deerfield... and Route KK at Dry Wood Creek 5 miles northwest of Moundville. Additional rainfall up to 1 inch is expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARTON, MO ... CHEROKEE, KS ... CRAWFORD, KS ... BOURBON, KS ... VERNON, MO

Instructions:

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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