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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Springfield MO 916 AM CDT FRI APR 21 2017 The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Newton County in southwestern Missouri... McDonald County in southwestern Missouri... Barry County in southwestern Missouri... * Until 915 PM CDT Friday * At 915 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. Additional moderate to heavy rain is moving in from the west, and will create widespread flash flooding across far southwest Missouri. * Creeks, streams, and low water crossings will be especially susceptible to the dangers of flash flooding. Locations in the warning include... Southern Joplin... Neosho... Roaring River State Park... Big Sugar Creek State Park... Monett... Cassville... Seneca... Granby... Anderson... Noel... Duquesne... Dodge... Shell Knob... Goodman... Purdy... South West City... Diamond... Seligman... Pineville... Exeter... This warning includes but is not limited to the following low water crossings... Highway 43 at Buffalo Creek west of Anderson... Business Highway 60 just north of Neosho... Route Y at Flat Creek just northeast of Cassville... Route C just south of Mcdowell... and Highway 39 at Flat Creek south of Jenkins. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route. && LAT...LON 3650 9462 3706 9462 3705 9406 3693 9406 3692 9362 3683 9361 3681 9358 3650 9358