...More Heavy Rain and Flooding Impact the Ozarks...

A slow moving storm system brought more heavy rainfall to the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas Wednesday into early Thursday.  Rainfall amounts of one and a half to two and half inches were common with localized amounts near three inches.  This heavy rainfall resulted in flooding of many small streams and low water crossings as well as main stem rivers.

For a look at the latest river stages go to Advanced Hydrologic Predicion Service page.

For a look at road closures due to flooding go to the MODOT.   Remember "Turn Around Don't Drown". 

Estimated Rainfall Amounts May 19 - May 20rainfall map

  

Preliminary Storm Reports

 

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

0150 PM HAIL 5 W COLUMBUS 37.17N 94.93W
05/19/2010 E0.25 INCH CHEROKEE KS EMERGENCY MNGR

0240 PM FLASH FLOOD 9 NNW COLUMBUS 37.29N 94.91W
05/19/2010 CHEROKEE KS EMERGENCY MNGR

THE INSTERSECTION OF NORTH WEST 20TH STREET AND COALFIELD
ROADS WAS FLOODED.

0240 PM FLASH FLOOD 7 W COLUMBUS 37.17N 94.97W
05/19/2010 CHEROKEE KS EMERGENCY MNGR

THE LOW WATER CROSSING ON SOUTHWEST 70TH STREET A HALF
MILE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 160 WAS FLOODED.

0115 AM HIGH SUST WINDS FORT SCOTT 37.84N 94.71W
05/20/2010 E60.00 MPH BOURBON KS EMERGENCY MNGR

NON THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS KNOCKED OVER A LARGE TREE AND
TWO POWER POLES WITHIN THE CITY OF FORT SCOTT. FOUR
SQUARE BLOCKS OF RESIDENTIAL POWER OUTAGES HAVE RESULTED
FROM THE DAMAGE. THESE WINDS WERE MOST LIKELY CAUSED BY A
WAKE LOW THAT DEVELOPED ON THE WEST EDGE OF A LARGE
SHIELD OF RAIN AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS.

0130 AM NON-TSTM WND DMG 4 N DEERFIELD 37.90N 94.51W
05/20/2010 VERNON MO EMERGENCY MNGR

NON-THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TORE OFF DOORS OF A BARN AT
THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAYS O AND H. THE DOORS WERE BENDED
OVER THE TOP OF THE BARN. THESE WINDS WERE MOST LIKELY
CAUSED BY A WAKE LOW ON THE WEST EDGE OF A LARGE SHIELD
OF RAIN.

0300 AM FLOOD 4 NW NOEL 36.59N 94.53W
05/20/2010 MCDONALD MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY EE. ROAD CLOSED.

0300 AM FLOOD 1 S HASTAIN 38.20N 93.17W
05/20/2010 BENTON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY V. ROAD
CLOSED.

0330 AM FLOOD 4 NNE LIBERAL 37.61N 94.49W
05/20/2010 BARTON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

A SECTION OF HIGHWAY K AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST
FORK OF THE DRY WOOD CREEK HAS FLOODED AND HAS BEEN
CLOSED OFF FROM MOTORISTS.

0332 AM FLOOD 3 SSE MINDENMINES 37.43N 94.57W
05/20/2010 BARTON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

A SECTION OF HIGHWAY M AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE
LITTLE NORTH FORK RIVER IS FLOODED AND HAS BEEN CLOSED
OFF FROM MOTORISTS.

0500 AM FLOOD 4 SSE MINDENMINES 37.42N 94.56W
05/20/2010 BARTON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY M FLOODED. ROAD
CLOSED.

0500 AM FLOOD 4 NNW LIBERAL 37.61N 94.55W
05/20/2010 BARTON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY K FLOODED. ROAD
CLOSED.

0526 AM FLOOD NEWTONIA 36.88N 94.19W
05/20/2010 NEWTON MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

A SECTION OF HIGHWAY 86 NEAR NEWTONIA IS FLOODED DUE TO
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.

0531 AM FLOOD LEAWOOD 37.03N 94.49W
05/20/2010 NEWTON MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CAUSED A SECTION OF JACKSON STREET TO
FLOOD. THIS SECTION OF ROADWAY HAS BEEN CLOSED OFF TO
MOTORISTS.

0538 AM FLOOD 2 ENE STOTTS CITY 37.11N 93.92W
05/20/2010 LAWRENCE MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL HAS CAUSED THE SPRING RIVER TO FLOOD
SECTIONS OF COUNTY ROAD 1090 AND COUNTY ROAD 2110. THIS
FLOODED AREA IS NEAR BAPTIST HILL CHURCH.

0538 AM FLOOD 2 N STOTTS CITY 37.13N 93.95W
05/20/2010 LAWRENCE MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL HAS CAUSED THE SPRING RIVER TO FLOOD A
SECTION OF HIGHWAY 97 APPROXIMATELY TWO MILES NORTH OF
STOTTS CITY.

0544 AM FLOOD 5 NW ROLLA 38.00N 91.84W
05/20/2010 PHELPS MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL HAS CAUSED SECTIONS OF HIGHWAY Y TO
FLOOD. THE PHELPS COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT DISPATCH ALSO
SUSPECTS THAT SECTIONS OF HIGHWAY E NORTHWEST OF ROLLA IS
ALSO FLOODED...BUT DISPATCH HAS NOT HAD ANY REPORTS FROM
HIGHWAY E YET.

0600 AM FLOOD 2 N STOTTS CITY 37.14N 93.95W
05/20/2010 LAWRENCE MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY 97 FLOODED. ROAD
CLOSED.

0600 AM FLOOD 4 N DIXON 38.05N 92.09W
05/20/2010 MARIES MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

A WATER RESCUE WAS PERFORMED ALONG COUNTY ROAD 624.
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CAUSED THE MARIES RIVER TO FLOOD OVER
A LOW WATER CROSSING ALONG THIS ROAD.

0601 AM FLOOD GAINESVILLE 36.60N 92.43W
05/20/2010 OZARK MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

A SECTION OF BALLPARK ROAD IN GAINESVILLE IS FLOODED AND
CLOSED OFF TO MOTORISTS. IT IS ASSUMED THAT EITHER LICK
CREEK OR THE BECKY COBB CREEK HAS FLOODED THIS SECTION OF
BALLPARK ROAD.

0608 AM FLOOD WEST PLAINS 36.73N 91.85W
05/20/2010 HOWELL MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

THE WEST PLAINS PD HAS CLOSED OFF 6 LOW WATER CROSSINGS
WITHIN THE CITY DUE TO FLOODING FROM OVERNIGHT
THUNDERSTORMS.

0612 AM FLOOD 4 E POLK 37.54N 94.67W
05/20/2010 CRAWFORD KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CAUSED JORDAN CREEK TO FLOOD A SECTION
OF HIGHWAY P APPROXIMATELY FOUR MILES EAST OF POLK.

0712 AM FLOOD OSCEOLA 38.05N 93.70W
05/20/2010 ST. CLAIR MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

SEVERAL LOW WATER CROSSINGS ARE BECOMING FLOODED ACROSS
THE COUNTY.

0722 AM FLOOD 1 SE MCDOWELL 36.81N 93.78W
05/20/2010 BARRY MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL HAS CAUSED FLAT CREEK TO FLOOD A
SECTION OF HIGHWAY C. MODOT HAS CLOSED OFF THIS SECTION
OF HIGHWAY FROM MOTORISTS.

0724 AM FLOOD 3 NNW BUFFALO 37.68N 93.11W
05/20/2010 DALLAS MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS IN ROUTE TO
CLOSE OFF A SECTION OF HIGHWAY C NORTHWEST OF BUFFALO.
THE LITTLE LINDLEY CREEK HAS FLOODED THIS HIGHWAY WHICH
HAS BECOME IMPASSABLE TO MOTORISTS.

0729 AM FLOOD 1 S RITCHEY 36.93N 94.18W
05/20/2010 NEWTON MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

LOW WATER CROSSING ALONG HWY W FLOODED.

0800 AM FLOOD 1 SW WASOLA 36.78N 92.59W
05/20/2010 OZARK MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY 95. ROAD
CLOSED.

0800 AM FLOOD 3 NE GOODSON 37.74N 93.21W
05/20/2010 POLK MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY P. ROAD
CLOSED.

0800 AM FLOOD 5 NW BUFFALO 37.69N 93.17W
05/20/2010 DALLAS MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY C. ROAD
CLOSED.

0800 AM FLOOD SSE MCDOWELL 36.82N 93.79W
05/20/2010 BARRY MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY C FLOODED. ROAD
CLOSED.

0800 AM FLOOD 5 NE MANSFIELD 37.17N 92.53W
05/20/2010 WRIGHT MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY AB. ROAD
CLOSED.

0800 AM FLOOD 1 SW MOODY 36.52N 92.01W
05/20/2010 HOWELL MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY 142 FLOODED. ROAD
CLOSED.

0802 AM FLOOD 3 NW JOPLIN 37.11N 94.55W
05/20/2010 JASPER MO EMERGENCY MNGR

INTERSECTION OF CENTRAL CITY RD AND EMERALD RD FLOODED.

0900 AM FLOOD 9 ESE EMINENCE 37.11N 91.20W
05/20/2010 SHANNON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY NN. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD ENE SLIGO 37.78N 91.37W
05/20/2010 DENT MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY TT. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD 5 W DAWSON 37.26N 92.40W
05/20/2010 WRIGHT MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY E. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD 7 SE MOUNTAIN GROVE 37.04N 92.19W
05/20/2010 DOUGLAS MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY EE. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD 3 WNW STONE HILL 37.61N 91.40W
05/20/2010 DENT MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY EE. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD 10 SSE NEOSHO 36.73N 94.29W
05/20/2010 MCDONALD MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY CC. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD 4 WNW PRESCOTT 37.46N 91.99W
05/20/2010 TEXAS MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY BB. ROAD
CLOSED.

0900 AM FLOOD 5 SSW RICHLAND 37.80N 92.44W
05/20/2010 LACLEDE MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING ON STATE HIGHWAY FF FLOODED. ROAD
CLOSED.

1100 AM FLOOD 3 WSW WET GLAIZE 37.90N 92.59W
05/20/2010 CAMDEN MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY BB. ROAD
CLOSED.

1100 AM FLOOD 2 NW STOUTLAND 37.83N 92.53W
05/20/2010 CAMDEN MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY H. ROAD
CLOSED.

1200 PM FLOOD 2 NNW ZORA 38.32N 93.11W
05/20/2010 BENTON MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY WW. ROAD
CLOSED.

1200 PM FLOOD 4 WSW RIDGLEY 36.68N 94.09W
05/20/2010 MCDONALD MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY U. ROAD
CLOSED.

1200 PM FLOOD 2 SSW COMPETITION 37.45N 92.45W
05/20/2010 WRIGHT MO DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON STATE HIGHWAY Z. ROAD
CLOSED.

1200 PM FLOOD 1 N GRANBY 36.93N 94.25W
05/20/2010 NEWTON MO TRAINED SPOTTER

SHOAL CREEK NORTH OF GRANBY OVER HIGHWAY E JUST SOUTH OF
WAGON BRIDGE.

1010 PM FLOOD 4 SSW ELDRIDGE 37.78N 92.78W
05/20/2010 LACLEDE MO EMERGENCY MNGR

A WATER RESCUE WAS PERFORMED ON HIGHWAY AA APPROXIMATELY
ONE MILE SOUTH OF THE COMMUNITY OF PROSPERINE. A
TRIBUTARY OF MOUNTAIN CREEK FLOODED A SECTION OF HIGHWAY
AA...CAUSING IMPASSABLE CONDITIONS TO MOTORISTS. NO
INJURIES OCCURRED FROM THIS INCIDENT.

 



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