141  
WGUS73 KLSX 081142  
FFSLSX  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
642 AM CDT SAT SEP 8 2018  
 
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CRAWFORD MO-  
642 AM CDT SAT SEP 8 2018  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM CDT FOR  
CRAWFORD COUNTY...  
 
AT 638 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE HEAVY RAIN HAS TAPERED  
OFF ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 6 INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS  
THE COUNTY. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WERE IN AN AREA BETWEEN LEASBURG  
AND STEELVILLE. EVEN THOUGH THE RAIN HAS TAPERED OFF FLASH FLOODING  
IS STILL EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
CUBA, STEELVILLE, BOURBON, LEASBURG, CHERRYVILLE, DILLARD, COOK  
STATION AND DAVISVILLE.  
 
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.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 
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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