Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Friday, 06 Oct 2017, 3:36 AM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 07 Oct 2017, 7:00 AM EST

Flood watch national weather service kansas city/pleasant hill mo 336 am cdt fri oct 6 2017 ...another round of heavy rain expected tonight... .multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rain have already fallen across the watch area with widespread 1 to 3 inches of precipitation already falling. an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain are expected in the watch area tonight, which may lead to areal flooding as well as flooding along area rivers. atchison ks-doniphan-atchison mo-nodaway-worth-gentry-harrison- mercer-holt-andrew-de kalb-daviess-grundy-buchanan- including the cities of atchison, wathena, elwood, troy, highland, tarkio, rockport, fairfax, maryville, grant city, albany, stanberry, king city, bethany, princeton, mercer, mound city, oregon, maitland, forest city, craig, savannah, country club villa, maysville, stewartsville, osborn, union star, clarksdale, gallatin, jamesport, trenton, st. joseph airport, and st. joseph 336 am cdt fri oct 6 2017 ...flood watch remains in effect through saturday morning... the flood watch continues for * portions of northeast kansas and missouri, including the following areas, in northeast kansas, atchison ks and doniphan. in missouri, andrew, atchison mo, buchanan, daviess, de kalb, gentry, grundy, harrison, holt, mercer, nodaway, and worth. * through saturday morning * an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected through saturday morning on top of the 1 to 3 inches that has already fallen producing storm totals of 3 to 5 inches. this may cause flooding along area river, creeks and streams, and in urban and low- lying areas. precautionary/preparedness actions... a flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. you should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.