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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:57 PM CDT on May 22, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
Monday evening...

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Kansas and
Missouri... including the following areas... in southeast
Kansas... Bourbon... Cherokee and Crawford. In Missouri...
Barry... Barton... Benton... Cedar... Christian... Dade... Greene...
Hickory... Jasper... Lawrence... McDonald... Morgan... Newton...
Polk... St. Clair... stone... Taney and Vernon.

* From Saturday evening through Monday evening

* multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will impact
southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri this weekend.
Rainfall will gradually increase from west to east with rainfall
increasing in coverage and intensity Saturday night through
Sunday night and Memorial Day. Total rainfall amounts of one
and a half to near three inches are expected by Memorial Day.

* This excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding of small
streams and low water crossings as well as significant rises and
flooding of some main Stem rivers.

River basins potentially impacted by heavy rainfall and flooding
include the Osage and Little Osage... Marmaton... Elk... and Spring
River basins.

Those with outdoor recreational plans this Memorial Day weekend
including camping and floating along area Scenic rivers and
streams should be alert for rising water levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 1:48 AM CDT on May 23, 2015


... Record low temperature set at Joplin and Vichy/Rolla MO ...

A record low temperature of 44 degrees was set at Joplin MO
yesterday. This ties the old record of 44 set in 2001.

A record low temperature of 42 degrees was set at Vichy-Rolla MO
yesterday. This ties the old record of 42 set in 2012.


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Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Connecticut - Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Watch
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Ohio - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Frost Advisory
Wisconsin - Frost Advisory
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement