Bates Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Tornado Watch
Statement as of 7:03 PM CDT on October 01, 2014

Tornado Watch 511 remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for the following locations

MO . Missouri counties included are

Audrain Barton Bates Benton Boone Callaway Camden Cass Cedar Christian Cole Cooper Crawford Dade Dallas Franklin Gasconade Greene Henry Hickory Howard Jasper Johnson Laclede Lafayette Lawrence Maries Miller Moniteau Montgomery Morgan Newton Osage Pettis Phelps Polk Pulaski St. Clair Saline Vernon Warren Washington

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:02 PM CDT on October 01, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kansas and Missouri...including the following east central Kansas...Linn KS and Miami. In Missouri...Bates...Cass... Cooper...Henry...Howard...Johnson MO...Pettis and Randolph.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday evening

* the potential exists for several rounds of showers and thunderstorms from tonight through portions of the day on Thursday. Total rainfall may exceed 2 to 3 inches in localized areas which may cause areas of flash flooding.

* Flash flooding is possible across the watch area. Significant ponding of water in urban areas is also possible. Small streams may rise above their banks and cause flooding of low lying areas including roadways. Flash flooding at night is extremely dangerous.

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.