Fort Scott, KS

12:57 PM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Bourbon County Courthouse | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 889 ft 37.84 °N, 94.71 °W | Updated 10 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
55.5 °F
Feels Like 55.5 °F
N
17.0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 21.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Scattered Clouds 3600 ft
Overcast 4200 ft
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:23 AM 8:08 PM
Waxing Crescent, 24% visible
METAR KPTS 301755Z AUTO 20015G24KT 10SM SCT030 SCT036 OVC042 14/10 A2951 RMK AO2 T01370097
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Scattered Clouds 3600 ft
Overcast 4200 ft
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:23 AM 8:08 PM
Waxing Crescent, 24% visible
METAR KPTS 301755Z AUTO 20015G24KT 10SM SCT030 SCT036 OVC042 14/10 A2951 RMK AO2 T01370097

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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:16 AM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Bourbon County in southeastern Kansas...
northern Crawford County in southeastern Kansas...
Hickory County in central Missouri...
northeastern Barton County in southwestern Missouri...
Cedar County in southwestern Missouri...
Benton County in central Missouri...
northwestern Polk County in southwestern Missouri...
Vernon County in west central Missouri...
St. Clair County in west central Missouri...
northwestern Camden County in central Missouri...
Morgan County in central Missouri...
northern Dade County in southwestern Missouri...

* until 515 PM CDT

* at 1115 am CDT, the Department of Transportation reported flooding
continuing across the area. Many low water crossings remain in
flood with Road closures. Doppler radar estimated between three
and seven inches of rainfall occurred with this storm system.

* 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...
Route v at Weaubleau creek east of Flemington...
Route v at Deer Creek near Hastain...
Route dd at Knobby creek 6 miles northeast of Edwards...
Route M at Bear Creek east of Stockton...
and Route j at Brush Creek 6 miles west of Collins.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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


Lat... Lon 3868 9284 3860 9284 3845 9265 3807 9306
      3765 9359 3743 9360 3751 9433 3766 9462
      3766 9509 3804 9508 3806 9449 3805 9424
      3802 9423 3806 9413 3803 9406 3821 9405
      3821 9353 3851 9351 3853 9307 3869 9306


Lindenberg


1033 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

... For the Little Osage river at Fulton...
* at 10:15 am Sunday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early tomorrow.




               Flood observed forecast 6 am

Location stage stage day time Mon Tue Wed

Little Osage river basin
Fulton 22 28.0 sun 10 am 17.9 5.9 3.7




Lat... Lon 3802 9462 3789 9462 3800 9476 3804 9477






1033 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

... For the Marmaton river at Fort Scott...
* at 10:16 am Sunday the stage was 43.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 38.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 43.3 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow early
afternoon.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... this is the official major flood stage on
the Marmaton river at Fort Scott, Kansas. Flood waters begin to
impact all Belltown businesses to the ground floor, except Smith &
Chambers, but all roads are not accessible to this area.



               Flood observed forecast 6 am

Location stage stage day time Mon Tue Wed

Marmaton river basin
Fort Scott 38 43.2 sun 10 am 40.7 26.0 16.8




Lat... Lon 3788 9462 3782 9462 3778 9480 3787 9481






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 6:58 AM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri, including the
following areas, in southeast Kansas, Bourbon, Cherokee, and
Crawford. In Missouri, Barry, Barton, Benton, Camden, Cedar,
Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory,
Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller,
Morgan, Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon,
St. Clair, stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, and Wright.

* Through this evening

* showers and thunderstorms will continue to primarily affect the
Highway 63 corridor into this afternoon... however areas over the
remainder of the watch area will still witness scattered showers
through this morning. While rainfall is not expected to resulted
in additional widespread flooding... the additional light to
moderate rain will keep flood levels high.

* With soils already saturated as well as streams and rivers
running high, significant flooding will continue. Flooding of
streams, rivers, and low water crossings could last for
several days after the rain ends. Areas that don't normally
flood could flood in this event. Many rivers are expected to
go into moderate to major flood... with some breaking records.

Some main Stem rivers that will experience significant rises and
potential flooding include the Elk, Spring, James, Big Piney,
Gasconade, Jacks Fork, current, eleven point, Osage, and
Marmaton. Some river points may reach moderate or major flood
stage.

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.



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