...Heavy Rainfall & Flooding Impact the Area...

A slow moving storm system brought heavy rainfall to the region since Monday. Rainfall amounts of one and a half to three inches were common. Heavier amounts of 4 to 6 inches fell across southeast Kansas and far southwest Missouri generally along and west of the highway 71 corridor. A band of heavier rain amounts also affected areas of south central Missouri from Branson to West Plains north to Camdenton and Eldon where some areas received 3 to 5 inches. While this rainfall was beneficial it also resulted in flooding of numerous low water crossings...flood prone areas...and main stem rivers.  

For information concerning closed roads due to flooding, go the following Missouri Department of Transportation website - http://maps.modot.mo.gov/timi/

 Here is map depicting radar esimated rainfall amounts since Sunday night.

rainfall map

Here are rainfall amounts from cooperative observers and automated
Surface observation sites across southeast Kansas and the Missouri
Ozarks ending at 7 am Wednesday morning.

ANDERSON..................5.35 INCHES

TIFF CITY.................5.22 INCHES

NEOSHO....................5.18 INCHES

GAINESVILLE...............5.09 INCHES

CARTHAGE..................4.95 INCHES

MANSFIELD.................4.73 INCHES

WASOLA 5N.................4.68 INCHES

HARTVILLE.................4.44 INCHES

BAXTER SPRINGS KS.........4.39 INCHES

PITTSBURG KS..............4.35 INCHES

JOPLIN....................4.31 INCHES

DORA 2.6 NNW..............4.26 INCHES

HAZELGREEN 1N.............4.14 INCHES

IBERIA....................4.03 INCHES

GIRARD KS.................3.80 INCHES

AVA 6W....................3.68 INCHES

LAMAR.....................3.50 INCHES

PINEVILLE...7SW...........3.47 INCHES

TABLE ROCK DAM............3.20 INCHES

APPLETON CITY.............3.10 INCHES

BRANSON...................3.00 INCHES

MILLER....................2.48 INCHES

MOUNT VERNON..............2.41 INCHES

FORT LEONARD WOOD.........2.19 INCHES

ASH GROVE.................2.07 INCHES

SPRINGFIELD...............1.87 INCHES

WEST PLAINS...............1.29 INCHES

 



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