September 6-8th Flash Flood Event

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding occurred across portions of the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas from Thursday September 6th to Saturday September 8th.

The heaviest rainfall and most  significant flooding occurred across Jasper, Lawrence and Dade counties where rainfall amounts of 7 to 11 inches fell.  The flash flooding impacted many roads and low water crossings.  Most of this heavy rain occurred within several hours during the morning of September 8th.

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Heavy rainfall developed by 3 AM Saturday morning.  Heavy rainfall stretched across southern Missouri by daybreak Saturday
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The heavy rain was a result of the remnant energy from tropical system "Henrietta" as it interacted with a stalled front and  high levels of moisture in the atmosphere.

Below are some additional links for observations and local storm reports from this event:

Local Storm Reports

COOP Observer Rainfall Reports is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.