Flooding & Severe Weather Event April 17-18, 2013

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Event Summary
A slow moving storm system brought heavy rainfall, flooding and localized severe weather to the region Wednesday April 17 into Thursday April 18th.  The brunt of the flooding and severe weather occurred late Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Storm total rainfall amounts generally ranged from 1 to 2 inches with locally higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches. This excessive rainfall resulted in flash flooding of streams and low water crossings along with main stem river flooding


Total Rainfall


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