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Missouri, St. Francois

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 8:43 PM CDT on September 01, 2014

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on September 02, 2014


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 487 remains in effect until 200 am CDT

MO
. Missouri counties included are

Audrain Barry Barton
Bates Benton Boone
Callaway Camden Cass
Cedar Christian Cole
Cooper Crawford Dade
Dallas Dent Franklin
Gasconade Greene Henry
Hickory Iron Jasper
Jefferson Johnson Laclede
Lawrence Lincoln McDonald
Maries Miller Moniteau
Montgomery Morgan Newton
Osage Pettis Phelps
Pike Polk Pulaski
St. Charles St. Clair Ste. Genevieve
St. Francois St. Louis stone
Texas Vernon Warren
Washington Webster Wright




Missouri independent cities included are

St. Louis city



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:39 PM CDT on September 01, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 02, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Missouri... including the following
counties... in Illinois... Bond IL... Clinton IL... Fayette IL...
Madison IL... Marion IL... Monroe IL... Montgomery IL... Randolph
IL... St. Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri... Cole MO...
Crawford MO... Franklin MO... Gasconade MO... Iron MO...
Jefferson MO... Madison MO... Moniteau MO... Osage MO... Reynolds
MO... St. Charles MO... St. Francois MO... St. Louis city MO...
St. Louis MO... Ste. Genevieve MO... Warren MO and Washington
MO.

* Until 7 am CDT Tuesday

* thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall are expected to train
over the area tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts between 1.5
and 2 inches are expected... with localized rainfalls of 3 to 4
inches. Areas along and south of the Interstate 44 corridor in
Missouri... and along and south of the Interstate 70 corridor in
Illinois are expected to get the heaviest amounts of rain
tonight.

* Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor
drainage areas... and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on
smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger
streams and rivers will also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible but not
imminent in the watch area. People in the watch area should be
aware of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flash flooding.
Check your preparedness requirements... especially if you live in
flood prone areas. Stay informed... and be ready for quick action
if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:10 PM CDT on September 01, 2014


... Safety rules for severe thunderstorms...

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National
Weather Service. In the interest of public safety, the
following safety rules are provided. Public and commercial
broadcast stations serving the affected area are asked to
broadcast these safety measures frequently while the watch is
in effect.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for
the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the
watch area. If you are in the watch area, keep up to date of
the latest weather information. These storms can develop
rapidly so there may be occasions when advance warning is not
possible.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means a severe thunderstorm has
been observed or indicated on radar. If you are in the path
or near the storm, take immediate actions to protect life and
property. Follow these safety rules:

(1) in open country, you should seek shelter and avoid trees
which can be targets for lightning. If there is no shelter,
go to a ditch or culvert but beware of rising water which can
cause flooding.

(2) when indoors, stay away from outside walls and windows
and go to an interior room on the lowest level. Avoid using
electrical appliances while the storm is nearby.

(3) in Mobile homes, you should leave and seek nearby safe
shelter.

(4) if swimming or on a boat, you should get to shore as
quickly as possible and find shelter.

A thunderstorm is considered severe when it contains one inch
or larger diameter size hail and/or wind gusts of 58 miles an
hour or greater. A severe thunderstorm can also produce deadly
lightning and very heavy rain which can lead to flash flooding.

Remember, with any severe thunderstorm there is always the
possibility of tornadoes.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - High Surf Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Idaho - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Flash Flood Warning
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Flood Warning
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - Fire Weather Watch
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Washington - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report