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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:57 PM CDT on May 22, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
Monday evening...

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Kansas and
Missouri... including the following areas... in southeast
Kansas... Bourbon... Cherokee and Crawford. In Missouri...
Barry... Barton... Benton... Cedar... Christian... Dade... Greene...
Hickory... Jasper... Lawrence... McDonald... Morgan... Newton...
Polk... St. Clair... stone... Taney and Vernon.

* From Saturday evening through Monday evening

* multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will impact
southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri this weekend.
Rainfall will gradually increase from west to east with rainfall
increasing in coverage and intensity Saturday night through
Sunday night and Memorial Day. Total rainfall amounts of one
and a half to near three inches are expected by Memorial Day.

* This excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding of small
streams and low water crossings as well as significant rises and
flooding of some main Stem rivers.

River basins potentially impacted by heavy rainfall and flooding
include the Osage and Little Osage... Marmaton... Elk... and Spring
River basins.

Those with outdoor recreational plans this Memorial Day weekend
including camping and floating along area Scenic rivers and
streams should be alert for rising water levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Record Report

Statement as of 4:26 PM CDT on May 22, 2015


... Record low temperature set at Vichy-Rolla MO...

a record low temperature of 42 degrees was set at Vichy-Rolla MO
today. This ties the old record of 42 set in 2012.

Burchfield


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:39 PM CDT on May 22, 2015


... 6th tornado confirmed by the National Weather Service...

... NWS damage survey for 5/17/15 tornado event

A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-0
tornado touched down on a farm along Highway 73 roughly 10.63 miles
north northeast of Buffalo... or approximately 3.5 miles north
northeast of Pumpkin Center.

Several trees were snapped while numerous shingles were peeled off
of a home. A detached garage was lifted off of its foundation and
shifted 5 feet back to the west. A large sliding door off of a
shop building was peeled off and blown 80 yards to the northeast
and wrapped around a power pole.

This tornado corresponds to the line segment that produced several
other weak tornadoes... from near Tulsa Oklahoma into the Missouri
Ozarks.

... Pumpkin Center tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.07 miles
path width /maximum/: 40 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 5/17/2015
start time: 2:38 am
start location: 10.63 miles north northeast of Buffalo

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Record Report
Indiana - Record Report
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts - Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement , Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Oregon - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Frost Advisory
Wisconsin - Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Statement