...Downburst Winds and Flash Flooding on July 16th...

...Damaging Downburst Winds and Flash Flooding Affect The Ozarks...

Several clusters of thunderstorms developed over portions of the Missouri Ozarks into southeast Kansas during the late afternoon and evening hours on July 16th, 2010.  A few of these storms produced 50 to 60 mph damaging downburst winds in addition to several inches of rainfall within a short period of time which led to localized flash flooding.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1143 PM CDT FRI JUL 16 2010

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

0457 PM     HAIL             SPRINGFIELD             37.20N 93.29W
07/16/2010  E0.75 INCH       GREENE             MO   AMATEUR RADIO

            DIME SIZE HAIL COVERING THE GROUND AND 50 MPH WIND AT
            GRAND AND KIMBROUGH.

0457 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SPRINGFIELD             37.20N 93.29W
07/16/2010                   GREENE             MO   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE DOWN ON BENNETT AND CAMPBELL AVE. IN SPRINGFIELD.

0508 PM     FLASH FLOOD      SPRINGFIELD             37.20N 93.29W
07/16/2010                   GREENE             MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STREET FLOODING WAS REPORTED ACROSS SEVERAL STREETS IN
            SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN SPRINGFIELD.

0515 PM     FLASH FLOOD      SPRINGFIELD             37.20N 93.29W
07/16/2010                   GREENE             MO   NWS EMPLOYEE

            FASSNIGHT CREEK IN SPRINGFIELD IS REPORTED TO BE OUT OF
            ITS BANKS AND FLOODING NEAR BY STREETS.

0529 PM     FLASH FLOOD      NEOSHO                  36.87N 94.37W
07/16/2010                   NEWTON             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MAJOR STREET FLOODING IN NEOSHO WASHING AWAY CARS.

0630 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S SENECA              36.81N 94.61W
07/16/2010                   NEWTON             MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTS MULTIPLE LARGE TREES
            DOWN...DAMAGE TO OUTBUILDINGS...AND ROOF DAMAGE TO A HOME
            NEAR HOTTEL SPRINGS RD AND QUINCE RD. AREA OF DAMAGE
            APPEARS TO CROSS HWY 43 AND GO INTO OKLAHOMA.

0630 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S SENECA              36.81N 94.61W
07/16/2010                   NEWTON             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            OUTBUILDING DAMAGED. WIND ABOUT 65 MPH

0721 PM     FLASH FLOOD      1 N BOLIVAR             37.63N 93.41W
07/16/2010                   POLK               MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER ACROSS HIGHWAY D NORTH OF HIGHWAY 32

0730 PM     FLASH FLOOD      3 NE NOEL               36.58N 94.45W
07/16/2010                   MCDONALD           MO   PUBLIC

            WATER COVERED A PORTION OF HWY H

0803 PM     FLASH FLOOD      3 S SENECA              36.80N 94.61W
07/16/2010                   NEWTON             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            HWY 43 WATER COVERED JUST NORTH OF HWY DD

0822 PM     FLASH FLOOD      PENNSBORO               37.33N 93.83W
07/16/2010                   DADE               MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED ON FARM ROAD 182 ONE HALF MILE
            WEST OF HWY 39

0830 PM     FLASH FLOOD      2 SSE TIFF CITY         36.64N 94.61W
07/16/2010                   MCDONALD           MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LOW WATER CROSSING FLOODED NEAR HWY 43 AND LANGLEY ROAD.
            WATER HAS RECEDED

0915 PM     TSTM WND GST     LICKING                 37.50N 91.86W
07/16/2010  E60.00 MPH       TEXAS              MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT


Downtown Springfield, MO Flooding


Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.