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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued April 08 at 2:51PM CDT until April 09 at 10:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:51 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Expires: 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2015

...HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLOODING POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...
.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TO
THE LOWER MISSOURI VALLEY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. HIGH
ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE CONTENT COMBINED WITH ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT COULD LEAD TO AREAS OF FLASH
FLOODING FOR AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN IN RECENT
DAYS.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF KANSAS AND MISSOURI...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN KANSAS...JOHNSON KS...
LEAVENWORTH...LINN KS...MIAMI AND WYANDOTTE. IN MISSOURI...
BATES...CARROLL...CASS...CHARITON...CLAY...COOPER...HENRY...
HOWARD...JACKSON...JOHNSON MO...LAFAYETTE...PETTIS...PLATTE...
RANDOLPH...RAY AND SALINE.
* LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
* THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING
FROM STRONG EVENING AND OVERNIGHT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. 1 TO 2
INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY...HOWEVER HEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE
WHERE THUNDERSTORMS REPEATEDLY TRAVEL OVER THE SAME AREAS.
* FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. SIGNIFICANT
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS IS ALSO POSSIBLE. SMALL STREAMS MAY
RISE ABOVE THEIR BANKS AND CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS INCLUDING
ROADWAYS.
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.

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