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Posted on: March 25, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Flood Watch Thru Tuesday PM

238 PM CDT Sun Mar 25 2018 
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of central Missouri, east central Missouri, south central Missouri, and southwest Missouri, including the following areas, in central Missouri, Camden, Maries, Miller, and Pulaski. In east central Missouri, Phelps. In south central Missouri, Dent, Howell, Shannon, and Texas. In southwest Missouri, Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, Stone, Taney, Webster, and Wright. * From Monday evening through Tuesday evening * Heavy rainfall of widespread two to three inches of rain.
* Low lying areas and areas near streams or creeks will be the most likely to flood. Many low water crossing which typically flood during heavy rain events will likely experience some flooding. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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