Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Stoddard County. The Puxico area has been hit pretty hard with up to 3 inches of rain.
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR WESTERN STODDARD COUNTY...
At 1128 AM CDT, emergency management reported flash flooding in Puxico. Between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 0.5 to 1 inch in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in the warned area.
HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain.
SOURCE...Emergency management reported.
IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.
Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Puxico, Fisk and Dudley.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.