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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:27 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... For the Spring River above Baxter Springs...
* at 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 14.0 feet tomorrow early
afternoon.
* Impact... at 14.5 feet... the north end of Kiwanis Park floods.



               Flood observed forecast 6 am

Location stage stage day time sun Mon Tue

Spring River basin
Baxter Springs 14 12.7 Sat 08 PM 13.9 12.4 8.0




Lat... Lon 3715 9462 3699 9461 3700 9475 3714 9471






633 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Cherokee County in southeastern Kansas...
Newton County in southwestern Missouri...
McDonald County in southwestern Missouri...
Barry County in southwestern Missouri...
Lawrence County in southwestern Missouri...
Jasper County in southwestern Missouri...
Dade County in southwestern Missouri...

* until 630 PM CST Sunday

* at 632 PM CST, the Department of Transportation reported flooding
of numerous low water crossings due to recent heavy rainfall.
Several creeks and streams also remain flooded across the region.

* Creeks, streams, and low water crossings will be especially
susceptible to the dangers of flooding.

This warning includes but is not limited to the following low water
crossings...
Highway 43 at Buffalo Creek west of Anderson...
north main and Murphy Boulevard in Joplin...
business Highway 60 just north of Neosho...
Highway 97 at the Spring River north of Stotts City...
Highway 37 at the Spring River southwest of Avilla...
Route y at Flat Creek just northeast of Cassville...
Route c just south of McDowell...
Highway 7 at little Cherry Creek north of Columbus...
Highway 39 at Flat Creek south of Jenkins...
and Highway 39 at Flat Creek near Jenkins.

This warning replaces the previous flood warnings that were in
effect for the area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3650 9462 3700 9462 3700 9507 3734 9507
      3735 9409 3758 9407 3757 9362 3650 9358


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