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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued May 31 at 3:37AM CDT until May 31 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:37 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013
Expires: 7 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013

...A COUPLE MORE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED...
.ANOTHER COMPLEX OF HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS HAS DEVELOPED
EARLY THIS MORNING EASTERN KANSAS AND WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI. THIS
ACTIVITY WILL SPREAD EAST AND NORTHEAST INTO CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
MISSOURI THROUGH THE REST OF THE MORNING HORUS. IN ADDITION...
THUNDERSTORMS MAY REDEVELOP LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. MUCH
OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI AND EXTREME NORTHEASTERN KANSAS HAVE
ALREADY SEEN EXCESSIVE RAINFALL RECENTLY RESULTING IN SATURATED
SOILS. ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUNOFF CAUSING ADDITIONAL
FLOODING. OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES OF
RAIN COULD FALL OVER THE REGION...RESULTING IN LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING AS WELL AS WIDESPREAD RIVER FLOODING.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
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...
ADAIR...ANDREW...ATCHISON MO...BATES...BUCHANAN...CALDWELL...
CARROLL...CASS...CHARITON...CLAY...CLINTON...COOPER...
DAVIESS...DE KALB...GENTRY...GRUNDY...HARRISON...HENRY...
HOLT...HOWARD...JACKSON...JOHNSON MO...LAFAYETTE...LINN MO...
LIVINGSTON...MACON...MERCER...NODAWAY...PETTIS...PLATTE...
PUTNAM...RANDOLPH...RAY...SALINE...SCHUYLER...SULLIVAN AND
WORTH.
* THROUGH THIS EVENING
* AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED ACROSS EXTREME EASTERN
KANSAS INTO WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI THIS MORNING...SPREADING INTO
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MISSOURI DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS. A
SECOND ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING. SINCE THE SOIL OVER MUCH OF
THE REGION IS SATURATED ANY ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL RESULT IN
CONTINUED OR WORSENING RIVER FLOODING.
* ADDITIONAL RAIN ON SATURATED SOILS WILL QUICKLY RUNOFF LEADING
TO FLOODING.
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
CONTINUED OR RENEWED FLOODING. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS
AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE
ISSUED.

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