Flash Flood Watch

Published 08/29 2016 09:45PM

Updated 08/29 2016 09:45PM

Issued at: 08/29/2016 9:43:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/30/2016 7:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Atchison KSZ025-102-MOZ001-002-011-012-020-301100- /O.CON.KEAX.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-160831T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ ATCHISON KS-DONIPHAN-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-HOLT-ANDREW-BUCHANAN- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...WATHENA...ELWOOD...TROY... HIGHLAND...TARKIO...ROCKPORT...FAIRFAX...MARYVILLE...MOUND CITY... OREGON...MAITLAND...FOREST CITY...CRAIG...SAVANNAH... COUNTRY CLUB VILLA...ST. JOSEPH AIRPORT...ST. JOSEPH 943 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KANSAS AND NORTHWEST MISSOURI... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...ATCHISON KS AND DONIPHAN. IN NORTHWEST MISSOURI...ANDREW...ATCHISON MO...BUCHANAN...HOLT AND NODAWAY. * THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING * SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING TORRENTIAL RAIN TO PARTS OF NORTHWEST MISSOURI LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY... WITH LOCAL RAINFALL TOTALS EXCEEDING 2 INCHES. * EXCESSIVE RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS... STREAMS LOW-LYING AREAS...AND URBAN LOCATIONS. FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN AREAS THAT ARE NOT TYPICALLY FLOOD PRONE. 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. && $$