Get ready for some really heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours.  The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch from now until 6 am Thursday morning for several counties in southern Missouri. Those under the watch are:

  • Barry, Mo.
  • Christian, Mo.
  • Dent, Mo.
  • Douglas, Mo.
  • Greene, Mo.
  • Howell, Mo.
  • Lawrence, Mo.
  • McDonald, Mo.
  • Newton, Mo.
  • Oregon, Mo.
  • Ozark, Mo.
  • Shannon, Mo.
  • Stone, Mo.
  • Taney, Mo.
  • Texas, Mo.
  • Webster, Mo.
  • Wright, Mo.

The excessive rain will have impacts throughout southwest missouri and will compromise rivers, creeks, streams, and low lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Low-water crossing may flood..

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3 inches with localized amounts up to 3.5 inches will be possible. Heavy rain potential will start in southern Missouri late tonight and spread further north into the area on Wednesday and Wednesday evening. –

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Stay alert! When water is over a roadway, don’t drown, turn around!

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