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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Stoddard County
May 26th 2016 by Dee Loflin
Flash Flood Watch Issued for Stoddard County

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM 12PM CDT THU UNTIL 8PM CDT THURSDAY!

... FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS... WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS... IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS... ALEXANDER... GALLATIN... HARDIN... JACKSON... JOHNSON... MASSAC... POPE... PULASKI... SALINE... UNION AND WILLIAMSON. IN WESTERN KENTUCKY... BALLARD... CALDWELL... CALLOWAY... CARLISLE... CHRISTIAN... CRITTENDEN... FULTON... GRAVES... HICKMAN... HOPKINS... LIVINGSTON... LYON... MARSHALL... MCCRACKEN... MUHLENBERG... TODD... TRIGG... UNION KY AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI... BOLLINGER... BUTLER... CAPE GIRARDEAU... CARTER... MISSISSIPPI... NEW MADRID... PERRY MO... RIPLEY... SCOTT... STODDARD AND WAYNE MO.

* UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ORIENTED FROM WEST TO EAST OVER SOUTHERN ILLINOIS WILL SAG SLOWLY SOUTH ACROSS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND WESTERN KENTUCKY THIS AFTERNOON. RAINFALL RATES OVER AN INCH PER HOUR WILL BE QUITE COMMON IN THE STORMS. THE LINE MAY STALL OVER PARTS OF THE REGION... CAUSING LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

* THESE STORMS MAY HAVE A LARGE IMPACT ON THE EVENING COMMUTE. TRAVEL MAY BE SLOWER THAN USUAL DUE TO PONDING ON ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY. LOCAL FLASH FLOODING MAY CAUSE SOME ROAD CLOSURES.

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.


Last Updated on May 26th 2016 by Dee Loflin




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