Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Stoddard County, MO.
The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Flash Flood Warning for... Northeastern Butler County in southeastern Missouri... Central Stoddard County in southeastern Missouri...
Until 815 PM CST.
At 522 PM CST, trained weather spotters reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1 to 2 inches in 1 hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.
HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
SOURCE...Trained spotters 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... Poplar Bluff, Dexter, Bloomfield, Puxico, Essex, Bell City, Fisk, Dudley and Rombauer.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.