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County,
Flood Watch issued July 29 at 9:38PM CDT until July 30 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 9:38 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013
Expires: 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL OVERNIGHT...
.THUNDERSTORMS HAVE OVERSPREAD THE WATCH AREA AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES HAS
ALREADY FALLING ACROSS THE AREA AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AN INCH MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED RISES IN AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS INTO TUESDAY
MORNING.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...LINN KS AND MIAMI.
IN MISSOURI...BATES...CASS...HENRY...JOHNSON MO AND PETTIS.
* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY
* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES HAS FALLEN OVER THE AREA WITH AN
ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WHILE THE AREA HAS
RECEIVED LITTLE RAIN IN THE PAST MONTH...RAINFALL RATES WITHIN
THUNDERSTORMS MAY LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RAINFALL RUNOFF ACROSS THE
WATCH AREA. THIS RUNOFF MAY LEAD TO RAPID RISES ON AREA
STREAMS...CREEKS...AND RIVERS AS WELL AS CAUSING WATER OVER LOCAL
ROADS.
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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