...Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Impact Portions of the Missouri Ozarks Last Weekend...

Very heavy rainfall amounts were observed Saturday evening and early Sunday morning across portions of the Missouri Ozarks. While many areas received only light rainfall, some locations received several inches of rain in a very short amount of time. The hardest hit area stretched from Monett, northeast into eastern Lawrence County. In the image below, notice the radar estimated rainfall amounts exceeding ten inches over south-central Lawrence County. A 9.05" total was measured 3 miles northeast of Monett from one of our Community Weather Involvement Program (CWIP) observers. Significant flash flooding took place over portions of Lawrence County, where there have been several reports of flood damage. Flooding was also reported across areas of southern Ozark County.

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Here are some other rainfall reports from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow (CoCoRaHs) network: 

COCORAHS PRECIPITATION SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
915 AM CDT SUN SEP 20 2009

COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS
THESE REPORTS ARE CONSIDERED SUPPLEMENTAL AND UNOFFICIAL
VALUES ARE FOR THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AROUND 7 AM LOCAL TIME


:COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS

: SNOW SNOW WATER
: PCPN FALL DEPTH EQUIV

KS-CR-1 : PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
KS-AL-1 : IOLA 2.7 SSE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
KS-BB-15 : GARLAND 2.7 SW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
KS-BB-17 : DEVON 0.1 SE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
KS-BB-9 : FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
KS-CR-2 : CHEROKEE 0.3 N * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
KS-CR-3 : MCCUNE 1.6 NW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM

:COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI

: SNOW SNOW WATER
: PCPN FALL DEPTH EQUIV

MO-RS-1 : BUNKER 4.4 N * : 3.08 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TX-8 : HOUSTON 0.3 SE * : 2.49 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DG-10 : DORA 2.6 NNW * : 2.45 / MM / MM / MM
MO-PH-12 : ROLLA 3.6 E * : 2.45 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CE-5 : JEFFERSON CITY 3.1 W * : 2.44 / MM / MM / MM
MO-PH-3 : ROLLA 0.7 NNE * : 2.34 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DT-8 : SALEM 14.9 E * : 2.33 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TX-12 : HOUSTON 6.3 ESE * : 2.31 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
MO-TX-7 : HOUSTON 4.5 ESE * : 2.28 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TX-26 : ELK CREEK 2.2 NE * : 2.06 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DG-6 : MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE * : 1.95 / MM / MM / MM
MO-PH-5 : ROLLA 5.0 WSW * : 1.95 / MM / MM / MM
MO-PL-7 : FAIR GROVE 4.5 NW * : 1.94 / MM / MM / MM
MO-BY-5 : PURDY 4.8 SSW * : 1.84 / MM / MM / MM
MO-GR-58 : FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW * : 1.83 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TY-6 : HOLLISTER 3.5 SW * : 1.82 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
MO-WT-1 : HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW * : 1.72 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DT-1 : SALEM 1.8 NW * : 1.65 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
MO-TY-12 : HOLLISTER 3.8 SW * : 1.62 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TY-9 : HOLLISTER 1.3 S * : 1.62 / MM / MM / MM
MO-GR-38 : WILLARD 5.8 NNE * : 1.53 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TY-15 : PROTEM 3.0 NE * : 1.16 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
MO-DL-2 : BUFFALO 8.6 SSW * : 1.15 / MM / MM / MM
MO-SE-9 : KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW* : 1.07 / MM / MM / MM
MO-LW-4 : MILLER 6.2 WNW * : 1.02 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
MO-LD-13 : ELDRIDGE 0.9 N * : 1.02 / MM / MM / MM
MO-GR-26 : REPUBLIC 0.8 ESE * : 0.96 / MM / MM / MM
MO-LD-1 : LEBANON 7.5 WNW * : 0.96 / MM / MM / MM
MO-OZ-3 : AVA 13.6 SSE * : 0.95 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TX-6 : SUMMERSVILLE 6.1 NNW * : 0.88 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DT-7 : SALEM 4.3 S * : 0.84 / MM / MM / MM
MO-TY-8 : ROCKAWAY BEACH 1.3 NNW * : 0.82 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CF-2 : STEELVILLE 7.4 ESE * : 0.80 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
MO-CR-20 : CLEVER 4.0 ENE * : 0.78 / MM / MM / MM
MO-GR-52 : SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE * : 0.78 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CR-19 : NIXA 6.4 S * : 0.77 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CF-1 : STEELVILLE 5.6 SW * : 0.75 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
MO-GR-48 : BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E * : 0.71 / MM / MM / MM
MO-OR-5 : ALTON 3.4 W * : 0.71 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CR-33 : NIXA 2.3 SSW * : 0.63 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CR-5 : OZARK 3.2 NW * : 0.61 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CM-2 : BRUMLEY 5.6 SW * : 0.59 / MM / MM / MM
MO-SE-16 : SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE * : 0.58 / MM / MM / MM
MO-WB-12 : NIANGUA 6.6 ENE * : 0.56 / MM / MM / MM
MO-BY-2 : CHAIN-O-LAKES 2.0 NE * : 0.54 / MM / MM / MM
MO-BY-14 : EAGLE ROCK 1.5 SW * : 0.50 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DL-10 : URBANA 2.7 NNE * : 0.48 / MM / MM / MM
MO-ML-1 : ELDON 3.8 NW * : 0.40 / MM / MM / MM
MO-WB-5 : MARSHFIELD 3.6 S * : 0.40 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DG-11 : AVA 6.0 NW * : 0.38 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DG-9 : AVA 10.5 SSW * : 0.36 / MM / MM / MM
MO-HC-7 : WHEATLAND 2.7 S * : 0.34 / MM / MM / MM
MO-DG-3 : AVA 4.5 SW * : 0.31 / MM / MM / MM
MO-SH-1 : MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE * : 0.23 / MM / MM / MM
MO-HC-1 : HERMITAGE 1.6 NNW * : 0.18 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CD-2 : STOCKTON 2.5 NNE * : 0.17 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CD-4 : STOCKTON 5.6 S * : 0.16 / MM / MM / MM
MO-NW-13 : NEOSHO 3.2 SSW * : 0.16 / MM / MM / MM
MO-CD-3 : UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 * : 0.14 / MM / MM / MM
MO-MD-1 : NOEL 3.8 NNE * : 0.13 / MM / MM / MM
MO-BR-3 : GOLDEN CITY 0.6 SSW * : 0.11 / MM / MM / MM
MO-SR-1 : LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE * : 0.10 / MM / MM / MM
MO-NW-4 : SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2* : 0.07 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
MO-NW-1 : IRON GATES 0.9 S * : 0.05 / MM / MM / MM
MO-BR-4 : LIBERAL 0.7 SSE * : 0.02 / MM / MM / MM
MO-BS-1 : RICH HILL 4.9 SE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
MO-BT-1 : COLE CAMP 3.5 WNW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM

:COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA

: SNOW SNOW WATER
: PCPN FALL DEPTH EQUIV

:NO REPORTS FOUND...

:COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN NORTHERN ARKANSAS

: SNOW SNOW WATER
: PCPN FALL DEPTH EQUIV

AR-BX-2 : MOUNTAIN HOME 5.8 NE * : 1.05 / MM / MM / MM
AR-BT-7 : GARFIELD 4.5 ESE * : 0.52 / MM / MM / MM
AR-CR-1 : EUREKA SPRINGS 0.5 N * : 0.39 / MM / MM / MM
AR-BT-3 : BELLA VISTA 2.2 E * : 0.35 / MM / MM / MM
AR-BT-2 : BENTONVILLE 1.2 E * : 0.29 / MM / MM / MM
AR-BX-3 : CALICO ROCK 4.8 WSW * : 0.17 / MM / MM / MM


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 Here are all of the reports from the CWIP observers:

VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVATION REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
934 AM CDT SUN SEP 20 2009

MAX MIN
COUNTY LOCATION TEMP TEMP PRECIP SIGNIFICANT WEATHER

BARRY ROARING RIVER SP 68 63 1.10
BENTON EDWARDS 6W 74 64 0.20
DALLAS WINDYVILLE 4NW 1.10
DALLAS FAIR GROVE 3NE 68 63 1.10
DOUGLAS AVA 67 66 0.43
DOUGLAS DORA 8N 2.20
HICKORY CROSS TIMBERS 2N 73 61 0.13 FOG
HICKORY PITTSBURG 4W 0.50
HOWELL WEST PLAINS 5SW 78 68 0.60
JASPER SARCOXIE 1W 70 61 0.31
LACLEDE 1 SE MORGAN 68 60 0.35
LAWRENCE MILLER 68 60 1.63 FOG
LAWRENCE 3 NE MONETT 69 60 9.05
MORGAN GRAVOIS MILLS 77 62 0.20
NEWTON NEOSHO 5W 75 61 0.10
OREGON MYRTLE 0.42
OZARK WASOLA 3S 1.05
OZARK NOBLE 1S 69 66 1.00
OZARK DORA 68 67 3.15
PHELPS ROLLA 1SE 2.50
STONE CRANE 4N 69 62 0.55
STONE KIMBERLING CITY 5NW 1.04
TANEY RIDGEDALE 4W 67 62 1.62
WEBSTER NIANGUA 67 59 0.60

Here is a summary of storm reports from this event:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
415 PM CDT SUN SEP 20 2009

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0430 PM FLASH FLOOD 5 SSE GAINESVILLE 36.54N 92.40W
09/19/2009 OZARK MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

STATE ROUTE T FLOODED AND CLOSED NEAR JUNCTION OF LICK
AND POSSUM WALK CREEKS.

0430 PM FLASH FLOOD 2 W UDALL 36.54N 92.29W
09/19/2009 OZARK MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

STATE ROUTE J FLOODED AND CLOSED NEAR LICK CREEK.

0700 PM FLASH FLOOD MONETT 36.92N 93.93W
09/19/2009 BARRY MO EMERGENCY MNGR

INTERSECTION OF KYLER ROAD AND HIGHWAY 60 CLOSED DUE TO
FLOODING WITH SEVERAL FEET OF WATER OVER THE ROAD. MANY
STREETS IN MONETT HAVE WATER OVER THE ROADWAY.

0736 PM HEAVY RAIN 3 NE MONETT 36.95N 93.89W
09/19/2009 M5.20 INCH LAWRENCE MO PUBLIC

VOLUNTEER OBSERVER MEASURED 5.20 INCHES OF RAIN.

0900 PM FLASH FLOOD MONETT 36.92N 93.93W
09/19/2009 BARRY MO EMERGENCY MNGR

VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS ONGOING AT MARSHALL MOBILE HOME
PARK IN MONETT. NUMEROUS ROADS ARE INUNDATED. KELLY CREEK
IS AT BANKFULL.

0952 PM HEAVY RAIN MONETT 36.92N 93.93W
09/19/2009 M7.75 INCH BARRY MO PUBLIC

RELAYED BY MEDIA.

1020 PM HEAVY RAIN 3 NE MONETT 36.95N 93.89W
09/19/2009 M8.90 INCH LAWRENCE MO PUBLIC

1020 PM FLASH FLOOD 3 NE MONETT 36.95N 93.89W
09/19/2009 LAWRENCE MO PUBLIC

NUMEROUS COUNTY ROADS FLOODED.

1143 PM FLASH FLOOD N MARIONVILLE 37.00N 93.64W
09/19/2009 LAWRENCE MO AMATEUR RADIO

ESTIMATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS ESTIMATED UP TO ELEVIN INCHES
HAS CAUSED SERIOUS FLASH FLOODING ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN
AND EASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY. A WATER RESCUE IS IN
PROGRESS NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 14 AND HIGHWAY
T.

0100 AM FLASH FLOOD 3 SW FREISTATT 36.99N 93.94W
09/20/2009 LAWRENCE MO AMATEUR RADIO

BRIDGES WASHED OUT ALONG STATE HIGHWAY W

0252 AM FLASH FLOOD LICKING 37.50N 91.86W
09/20/2009 TEXAS MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING WITHIN THE CITY OF LICKING.
DETAILS REGARDING THIS FLOODING WAS UNCLEAR DUE TO A LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WORKING AN INCIDENT.

0821 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 NE MONETT 36.95N 93.89W
09/20/2009 M9.05 INCH LAWRENCE MO PUBLIC

24 HOUR RAINFALL REPORT


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