Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Thursday, 05 Oct 2017, 3:45 AM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 07 Oct 2017, 7:00 AM EST

Doniphan-atchison mo-nodaway-holt- including the cities of wathena, elwood, troy, highland, tarkio, rockport, fairfax, maryville, mound city, oregon, maitland, forest city, and craig 345 am cdt thu oct 5 2017 ...flood watch remains in effect from this evening through saturday morning... the flood watch continues for * portions of northeast kansas and northwest missouri, including the following areas, in northeast kansas, doniphan. in northwest missouri, atchison mo, holt, and nodaway. * from this evening through saturday morning * several rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall will result in a widespread 3 to 5 inches of rain accumulation with locally higher amounts, possibly causing flooding along area 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.