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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
256 AM CDT SAT SEP 8 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CRAWFORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...  
 
* UNTIL 900 AM CDT SATURDAY.  
 
* AT 255 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE  
WARNED AREA. BETWEEN THREE AND FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY  
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
CUBA, STEELVILLE, BOURBON, LEASBURG, CHERRYVILLE, DILLARD, COOK  
STATION AND DAVISVILLE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 44 IN MISSOURI BETWEEN EXITS 203 AND 214.  
 
THIS ALSO INCLUDES ONONDAGA CAVE STATE PARK AND DILLARD MILL  
HISTORIC SITE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 
FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE  
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS, RIVERS, OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME  
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR  
CREEKS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3770 9131 3779 9131 3779 9153 3814 9152  
3816 9110 3786 9109 3774 9110 3774 9115  
3770 9115  
 

 
 
BYRD  
 
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