Flash Flood Watch

Published 08/30 2016 03:40AM

Updated 08/30 2016 03:40AM

Issued at: 08/30/2016 3:37:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 08/30/2016 7:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Atchison KSZ025-102-MOZ001-002-011-012-020-302130- /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 337 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS 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 THIS EVENING * MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL RATES WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KANSAS AND NORTHWEST MISSOURI TODAY...RESULTING IN 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. && $$