Jackson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 11:27 PM CDT on August 31, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 am CDT Monday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Kansas and Missouri...including the following areas...in Kansas...Atchison KS...Doniphan...Johnson KS... Leavenworth and Wyandotte. In Missouri...Andrew...Atchison MO...Buchanan...Caldwell...Clay...Clinton...Daviess...De Kalb...Gentry...Harrison...Holt...Jackson...Nodaway...Platte... ray and Worth.

* Until 10 am CDT Monday

* widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected across the watch area...with up to 3 inches possible under the most persistent thunderstorm activity.

* With heavy rainfall rates expected on top of already moist soils and the highly urbanized areas in the greater Kansas City Metro....the threat for flash flooding will increase during the overnight hours. Be especially cautious at night when it is often harder to recognize developing flash floods.

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.