Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
638 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN BUCHANAN COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MISSOURI...
  SOUTHEASTERN DONIPHAN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 634 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED SLOW
  MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES SUGGEST UP TO 3 INCHES HAS
  FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA...AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED THIS EVENING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ELWOOD...ST. JOSEPH...TROY...WATHENA AND AGENCY.

ONLINE SCANNER REPORTS INDICATE SEVERAL ROADWAYS IN AND AROUND ST.
JOSEPH CLOSED DUE TO HIGH FLOWING WATER.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...

  I-29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 38 AND 51.
  I-229 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 10.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3982 9521 3982 9474 3963 9473 3961 9506
      3962 9506 3962 9510 3965 9512 3965 9520

$$

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