Weather

County,
Flash Flood Watch issued May 23 at 4:14AM CDT until May 25 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:14 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015
Expires: 7 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015

...HEAVY RAINS AND RENEWED FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...
.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE LOWER MISSOURI
VALLEY THIS WEEKEND AS A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVE
ACROSS THE REGION. THESE DISTURBANCES COMBINED WITH HIGH AMOUNTS
OF ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE WILL LEAD TO PERIODS OF MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS COMBINED WITH SATURATED SOILS
AND EXISTING ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ACROSS AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS
WILL LEAD TO POSSIBLE FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING DURING THE
MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THOSE WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION FOR RAPIDLY
CHANGING CONDITIONS.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF KANSAS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN KANSAS...ATCHISON KS...DONIPHAN...JOHNSON KS...
LEAVENWORTH...LINN KS...MIAMI AND WYANDOTTE. IN MISSOURI...
ANDREW...BATES...BUCHANAN...CALDWELL...CARROLL...CASS...
CHARITON...CLAY...CLINTON...COOPER...DAVIESS...DE KALB...
HENRY...HOWARD...JACKSON...JOHNSON MO...LAFAYETTE...
LIVINGSTON...PETTIS...PLATTE...RANDOLPH...RAY AND SALINE.
* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING THIS
WEEKEND THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. BASIN AREAL RAINFALL AVERAGES
OF 1.5 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE PERIOD...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
* MANY RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE RUNNING AT ELEVATED LEVELS DUE TO
HEAVY RAINS EXPERIENCED EARLIER THIS WEEK. ADDITIONAL MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEKEND WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FURTHER
RISES AND POSSIBLE FLOODING IN SUSCEPTIBLE AREAS.
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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