...Flood and Severe Weather Event September 2...

Additional Flooding & Severe Weather Impact the Ozarks

Another round of flooding occurred on September 2nd across the Ozarks.  Wet ground from the heavy rainfall that occurred on September 1st allowed flooding to again occur as a cold front brought additional storms that produced heavy rain to the area.  Some storms were severe as well with several reports of damaging winds and small hail.

Storm Reports

storm reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
456 PM CDT FRI SEP 03 2010

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

0440 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 E BATTLEFIELD         37.12N 93.31W
09/02/2010  M2.10 INCH       GREENE             MO   PUBLIC

            2.10 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN 45 MINUTES.

0440 PM     HAIL             SPRINGFIELD             37.20N 93.29W
09/02/2010  E0.75 INCH       GREENE             MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0600 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S NEVADA              37.78N 94.35W
09/02/2010                   VERNON             MO   AMATEUR RADIO

            A FEW TREES DOWN ALONG PYREE ROAD

0610 PM     HAIL             PINEVILLE               36.59N 94.38W
09/02/2010  E0.88 INCH       MCDONALD           MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

0645 PM     TSTM WND DMG     JASPER                  37.34N 94.30W
09/02/2010                   JASPER             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WINDOW BLOWN OUT OF A BUSINESS. TIME OF EVENT ESTIMATED.

0645 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 S JASPER              37.31N 94.30W
09/02/2010  M58.00 MPH       JASPER             MO   STORM CHASER

0700 PM     FLASH FLOOD      FORT SCOTT              37.84N 94.71W
09/02/2010                   BOURBON            KS   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ONE FOOT OF WATER REPORTED OVER THE ROAD AT THIRD ST NEAR
            THE RAILROAD TRACKS AND ALSO ON EAST NATIONAL NEAR THE
            CEMETARY.

0730 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S POWELL              36.56N 94.18W
09/02/2010                   MCDONALD           MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A TREE 12 TO 14 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND 30 FT IN HEIGHT
            FELL ACROSS HIGHWAY E SOUTH OF POWELL.

0735 PM     FLASH FLOOD      4 S NEVADA              37.78N 94.35W
09/02/2010                   VERNON             MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL RURAL ROADS COVERED WITH FLOWING WATER AND
            IMPASSABLE SOUTH OF NEVADA

0735 PM     HAIL             REPUBLIC                37.12N 93.48W
09/02/2010  E1.00 INCH       GREENE             MO   PUBLIC

            INTERSECTION OF ANDERSON AND MAIN.

0740 PM     TSTM WND GST     PLEASANT HOPE           37.46N 93.27W
09/02/2010  M56.00 MPH       POLK               MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

0750 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SE BOIS D`ARC         37.23N 93.47W
09/02/2010                   GREENE             MO   PUBLIC

            FIVE FOOT DIAMETER TREE BLOWN OVER. TIME ESTIMATED.

0801 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 S BUFFALO             37.57N 93.09W
09/02/2010  E60.00 MPH       DALLAS             MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            REPORT IS NEAR INTERSECTION OF ROXDALE AND SPRINGFIELD
            ROADS. ALSO REPORTED THREE QUARTER INCH HAIL.

0805 PM     FLASH FLOOD      OZARK                   37.02N 93.21W
09/02/2010                   CHRISTIAN          MO   NWS EMPLOYEE

            SIX INCHES OF WATER OVER THE ROAD NEAR THE FINDLEY RIVER
            BRIDGE ON BUSINESS 14.

0808 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 S OZARK               36.96N 93.21W
09/02/2010  E50.00 MPH       CHRISTIAN          MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            REPORTED AT INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 65 AND HIGHWAY EE.

0825 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 E LEBANON             37.68N 92.57W
09/02/2010                   LACLEDE            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGE STAKED WOODEN PLAYSET FLIPPED OVER.

0827 PM     FLASH FLOOD      3 SSW SPRINGFIELD       37.16N 93.31W
09/02/2010                   GREENE             MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ONE FOOT OF WATER OVER THE ROAD AT HIGHWAY FF 1.5 MILES
            SOUTH OF THE JAMES RIVER EXPRESSWAY.

0830 PM     LIGHTNING        2 S FREISTATT           36.99N 93.90W
09/02/2010                   LAWRENCE           MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            LIGHTNING CAUSE A MINOR FIRE TO A GAS LINE.

0835 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LEBANON                 37.68N 92.66W
09/02/2010                   LACLEDE            MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A LOT OF STREET FLOODING IN LEBANON. WATER RESCUE JUST
            EAST OF LEBANON ON HIGHWAY MM.

0916 PM     FLASH FLOOD      1 S NIXA                37.03N 93.29W
09/02/2010                   CHRISTIAN          MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

            WATER UP TO THE HOOD OF CARS AT HIGHWAY 14 AND MT.
            VERNON.

0930 PM     FLASH FLOOD      PLEASANT HOPE           37.46N 93.27W
09/02/2010                   POLK               MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NUMEROUS LOW WATER CROSSINGS FLOODED NEAR PLEASANT HOPE.
            TIME OF EVENT ESTIMATED.

1000 PM     FLASH FLOOD      3 S NIXA                37.00N 93.29W
09/02/2010                   CHRISTIAN          MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            RIVERDALE ROAD AND AVEN SPRING ROAD. VEHICLE SUBMERGED IN
            FINLEY RIVER. OCCUPANTS ESCAPED UNHARMED.

1100 PM     FLASH FLOOD      NIXA                    37.04N 93.29W
09/02/2010                   CHRISTIAN          MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

            24 WATER RESCUES CONDUCTED IN CHRISTIAN COUNTY THURSDAY
            EVENING...INCLUDING 18 IN NIXA ALONE.


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