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Flash Flood Warning

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Springfield MO 1040 AM CDT FRI APR 21 2017 The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Lawrence County in southwestern Missouri... * Until 1045 PM CDT Friday * At 1040 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly as moderate to heavy rain moves into Lawrence County from the west. * Creeks, streams, and low water crossings will be especially susceptible to the dangers of flash flooding. Locations in the warning include... Monett... Aurora... Mount Vernon... Marionville... Pierce City... Miller... Verona... Stotts City... Halltown... Freistatt... La Russell... Hoberg... Chesapeake... Red Oak... This warning includes but is not limited to the following low water crossings... Highway 97 at The Spring River north of Stotts City... Highway 97 just south of Stotts City... Highway 97 just south of Highway 37 at Pierce City... Farm Road 2130 at The Spring River west of Mount Vernon... and Highway 97, 2 miles north of Pierce City. 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 3693 9403 3694 9406 3725 9406 3729 9405 3728 9363 3728 9361 3692 9362