Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has is continued the Flash Flood Watch through the afternoon on Saturday for Stoddard County.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * ALL OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA, AND ALL OF WESTERN KENTUCKY EXCEPT FOR CHRISTIAN, TODD, AND MUHLENBERG COUNTIES. * THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TODAY, WITH THE HEAVIEST OF THE RAINS OCCURRING THROUGH NOON. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED, BUT LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.
* RAPID RISES IN CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE EXPECTED.
LOW WATER CROSSINGS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE. LOOK FOR FLOOD PRONE AREAS TO BECOME INUNDATED. SOME LOCATIONS NOT NORMALLY PRONE TO FLOODING MAY BECOME FLOODED. 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.