957  
WGUS73 KSGF 190848  
FFSSGF  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO  
348 AM CDT WED JUN 19 2019  
 
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CHEROKEE KS-CRAWFORD KS-NEWTON MO-JASPER MO-  
348 AM CDT WED JUN 19 2019  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 AM CDT FOR  
CHEROKEE...SOUTHERN CRAWFORD...NORTHWESTERN NEWTON AND WESTERN JASPER  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 344 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY  
RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ALONG A BAND FROM JOPLIN TO COLUMBUS TO OSWEGO.  
THIS RAINFALL ON ALREADY SATURATED GROUND WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING  
TO OCCUR.  
 
CREEKS, STREAMS, AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY  
SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.  
LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE... JOPLIN...CARTHAGE... WEBB  
CITY... CARL JUNCTION...BAXTER SPRINGS... COLUMBUS... GALENA...  
DIAMOND...LOMA LINDA...AND CHEROKEE.  
 
THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATER  
CROSSINGS...  
NORTH MAIN AND MURPHY BOULEVARD IN JOPLIN...  
HIGHWAY 7 AT LITTLE CHERRY CREEK NORTH OF COLUMBUS...  
ROUTE JJ AT CENTER CREEK SOUTHEAST OF CARL JUNCTION...  
ROUTE O AT THE SPRING RIVER JUST SOUTH OF ALBA...  
AND SCHIFFERDECKER ROAD AT TURKEY CREEK IN JOPLIN.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA THROUGH 6 AM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3738 9462 3736 9461 3737 9456 3729 9427  
3694 9427 3694 9462 3700 9462 3700 9507  
3750 9509  
 

 
 
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