Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Jackson (MOZ037) Missouri Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flash Flood Watch Flash Flood Watch - Jackson (Missouri)


Updated:Fri, 22-May-2015 2:53pm CDT
Effective:Fri, 22-May-2015 2:53pm CDT
Expires:Mon, 25-May-2015 7:00pm CDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Andrew; Bates; Buchanan; Caldwell; Carroll; Cass; Chariton; Clay; Clinton; Cooper; Daviess; De Kalb; Henry; Howard; Jackson; Johnson; Lafayette; Livingston; Pettis; Platte; Randolph; Ray; Saline
 
Message summary: ...heavy rains and renewed flooding possible this weekend...
.showers and thunderstorms will redevelop across the lower missouri valley this weekend as a series of upper-level disturbances move across the region. These disturbances combined with high amounts of atmospheric moisture will lead to periods of moderate to locally heavy rainfall from saturday night into early next week. Heavy rains combined with nearly saturated soils and elevated water levels on area rivers and streams will lead to possible flooding and flash flooding during the memorial day holiday weekend.
...flash flood watch in effect from saturday evening through monday evening...
The national weather service in pleasant hill has issued a
* flash flood watch for portions of kansas and missouri...
Including the following areas...in kansas...atchison ks...
Doniphan...johnson ks...leavenworth...linn ks...miami and wyandotte. In missouri...andrew...bates...buchanan...
Caldwell...carroll...cass...chariton...clay...clinton...
Cooper...daviess...de kalb...henry...howard...jackson...
Johnson mo...lafayette...livingston...pettis...platte...
Randolph...ray and saline.
* from saturday evening through monday evening
* heavy rains may lead to localized flooding this weekend into early next week. Basin areal rainfall averages of 2 to 3 inches will be possible through the period...however locally higher amounts cannot be ruled out.
* many rivers and streams are running at elevated levels due to heavy rains experienced earlier this week. Additional heavy rainfall this weekend will likely lead to additional rises and possible flooding to susceptible areas. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
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