... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Missouri and
southeast Missouri... including the following counties... in
east central Missouri... Crawford MO... Franklin MO... Gasconade
MO... Jefferson MO... Montgomery MO... Warren MO and Washington
MO. In southeast Missouri... Iron MO... Madison MO... Reynolds
MO... St. Francois MO and Ste. Genevieve MO.
* From Wednesday morning through Thursday morning
* several rounds of heavy rain producing thunderstorms are
expected to affect parts of central Missouri beginning Wednesday
morning and continuing into Thursday morning. Very heavy
rainfall between 2 and 4 inches is expected during this period
with local amounts of 5 or more inches possible.
* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas... and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger
streams and rivers will also be possible.
A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible but not
imminent in the watch area. People in the watch area should be
aware of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flash flooding.
Check your preparedness requirements... especially if you live in
flood prone areas. Stay informed... and be ready for quick action
if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.