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County,
Flood Watch issued April 10 at 12:23PM CDT until April 11 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 12:23 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Expires: 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2013

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN WIDESPREAD FLOODING TODAY...
.A LARGE AREA OF RAIN WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND END FROM WEST TO EAST THIS
EVENING. ADDITIONAL WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN A QUARTER TO
HALF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED WITH UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF
CENTRAL MISSOURI. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH HEAVY RAINFALL LAST
NIGHT AND FROM SUNDAY NIGHT PLUS THE RECENT SNOW MELT...IS EXPECTED
TO LEAD TO RAPID RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS. THESE RISES MAY
ULTIMATELY LEAD TO FLOODING ON MANY AREA RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES. FARM
LAND AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS MAY ALSO BE PRONE TO FLOODING.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF KANSAS AND MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN KANSAS...ATCHISON KS...DONIPHAN...JOHNSON KS...
LEAVENWORTH...LINN KS...MIAMI AND WYANDOTTE. IN MISSOURI...
ADAIR...ANDREW...ATCHISON MO...BATES...BUCHANAN...CALDWELL...
CARROLL...CASS...CHARITON...CLAY...CLINTON...COOPER...
DAVIESS...DE KALB...GENTRY...GRUNDY...HARRISON...HENRY...
HOLT...HOWARD...JACKSON...JOHNSON MO...LAFAYETTE...LINN MO...
LIVINGSTON...MACON...MERCER...NODAWAY...PETTIS...PLATTE...
PUTNAM...RANDOLPH...RAY...SALINE...SCHUYLER...SULLIVAN AND
WORTH.
* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
* PERIODS OF RAIN WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
REGION INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THESE STORMS MAY REPEATEDLY
IMPACT THE SAME AREAS...WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN
ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH LIKELY AND UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE OVER
PARTS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI.
* HEAVY RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH RECENT RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT...WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...TRIBUTARIES...FARM
LAND AND OTHER FLOOD PRONE LOW LYING AREAS.
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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