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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Springfield MO
423 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...Flash Flood Watch Far Southern Missouri...

.A risk for excessive rainfall exists over far southern Missouri
today through this evening. The combination of an airmass high in
moisture content and a slow moving upper level disturbance will
force numerous showers and thunderstorms across the watch area
today. One to two inches of rain will be possible, with locally
high amounts in areas that experiences repeated thunderstorms.

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Including the cities of Plato, Roby, Bendavis, Huggins,
Lake Spring, Bangert, Darien, Gladden, Howes, Jadwin, Salem,
Dawson, Graff, Mountain Grove, Duncan, Mansfield, Nixa,
Christian Center, Ozark, Selmore, Vanzant, Ava, Goodhope, Rome,
Squires, Dogwood, Pomona, Pottersville, Siloam Springs,
South Fork, West Plains, White Church, Teresita, Winona,
Birch Tree, Montier, Monett, Madry, Cassville, Kimberling City,
Crane, Elsey, Indian Point, Silver Dollar City, Branson,
Hollister, Kirbyville, Edgewater Beach, Forsyth, Ozark Beach,
Powersite, and Wasola
423 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Missouri and
  southwest Missouri, including the following areas, in south
  central Missouri, Dent, Howell, Shannon, and Texas. In
  southwest Missouri, Barry, Christian, Douglas, Ozark, Stone,
  Taney, and Wright.

* Through this evening

* One to two inches of rain is expected through the evening, with
  locally higher amounts in areas that experiences repeated
  thunderstorms.

* The risk for localized flash flooding within the hilly terrain
  of southern Missouri exists today. Areas that experiences
  repeated thunderstorms will flood quickly, causing low lying
  roads to become impassable to motorists. Anyone recreating on
  the rivers across southern Missouri today should be aware of
  rapid rises in river levels.

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.

&&

$$

Cramer


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
927 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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HARDIN-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT VERNON, FAIRFIELD, ALBION,
MOUNT CARMEL, PINCKNEYVILLE, WEST FRANKFORT, MCLEANSBORO, CARMI,
CARBONDALE, MURPHYSBORO, HERRIN, HARRISBURG, SHAWNEETOWN,
JONESBORO, VIENNA, GOLCONDA, ELIZABETHTOWN, PERRYVILLE,
MARBLE HILL, CAPE GIRARDEAU, AND JACKSON
927 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...Special Weather Statement...

At 925 AM, an area of thunderstorms producing gusty winds 25 to
40 mph and heavy rain covered a portion of southeast Missouri,
mainly north of a Greenville to Cape Girardeau line. The showers
and storms continued to increase west of Interstate 57 in southern
Illinois. The storms will move out of southeast Missouri through
1100 AM.

The showers and storms will continue across southern Illinois and
produce very heavy downpours of rain, frequent lightning, gusty
winds and low visibility. Some minor water problems could develop
in low lying and other favored areas. Stay tuned for additional
statements.

$$

CN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
845 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Lawrence-Christian-Douglas-Howell-Shannon-McDonald-Barry-Stone-
Taney-Ozark-Oregon-
845 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Elevated flooding risk.
  Limited lightning risk.

DISCUSSION...

  Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to impact the
  Ozarks Region today. A few of the more intense storms could
  produce damaging wind gusts.

  Areas along and south of a line from Cassville to Salem will
  experience the heaviest rainfall amounts through this evening.
  Excessive rain and flash flooding will be possible for
  locations that receive repeated thunderstorms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

  Additional showers and thunderstorms are possible Friday
  into early next work week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

$$

Lindenberg

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
524 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Jasper-Lawrence-Moultrie-Richland-Shelby-
524 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois, east central Illinois and southeast Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Scattered thunderstorms will occur across the area today. A few
of the storms will be strong to locally severe this afternoon into
early this evening, with the primary threat being from damaging
wind gusts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

Periodic thunderstorm chances will continue from Thursday through
Saturday. No organized threat for severe weather is expected at
this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Limited spotter activation may be needed later this afternoon
into early this evening.

$$

Smith

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Nashville TN
501 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Maury-Marshall-Rutherford-Cannon-De Kalb-White-Cumberland-Bedford-
Coffee-Warren-Grundy-Van Buren-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles-
501 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Middle
Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few storms will develop this afternoon in areas to the north
and west of Nashville. These storms may become strong, with gusty
winds the primary threat.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

There is a marginal risk of severe storms Thursday and Friday. The
primary threat from these storms will be damaging straight-line
winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed on Thursday and Friday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
500 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Calhoun-Bradley-Drew-
500 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast
across the northern half of Arkansas. There will be areas of heavy
rain which could lead to flash flooding in places.

The parts of the state most susceptible to high water problems
today and tonight are the Ouachita Mountains of the west and the
Arkansas River Valley west of Morrilton. These places received
heavy rain on Tuesday.

Any severe through tonight will be spotty. Strong to damaging
winds will be be main concern.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday Through Tuesday

An unsettled weather pattern will continue into the weekend and
early next week, with chances for showers and thunderstorms each
day. Initially, precipitation will be concentrated over northern and
central sections of the state. As the week progresses, rain will
affect the southern counties as well.

The main headliner in the coming days will be the heavy rain
potential. Widespread two to four inch amounts are expected across
the northern and central counties, and there could be locally more.
Given this much rain, high water problems could become an issue.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

&&

Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

$$

46

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
451 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Marion IL-Washington IL-Randolph IL-Adams IL-Brown IL-Pike IL-
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Lewis MO-Shelby MO-Marion MO-Monroe MO-Ralls MO-Pike MO-Boone MO-
Audrain MO-Moniteau MO-Cole MO-Osage MO-Callaway MO-Montgomery MO-
Lincoln MO-Gasconade MO-Warren MO-Saint Charles MO-Franklin MO-
Saint Louis MO-Saint Louis City MO-Jefferson MO-Crawford MO-
Washington MO-Saint Francois MO-Sainte Genevieve MO-Iron MO-
Madison MO-Reynolds MO-
451 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern and
central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Thunderstorms will continue across the area today. A few storms
may become strong to severe across southeast Missouri and
southwest Illinois Wednesday this afternoon with damaging winds
the primary threat. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The chance of thunderstorms continues across portions of the area
Thursday through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts in excess of
an inch to the National Weather Service.

$$

Tilly

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
401 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
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Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
401 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will increase their coverage today and
tonight. This will include a marginal risk of severe storms and a
marginal risk of locally heavy rainfall causing flooding. If a
strong or severe storm occurs, damaging wind is the main hazard.
Otherwise heavy rain is the primary anticipated storm hazard.
Lightning is also a storm hazard.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A marginal risk of severe storms is possible again Thursday and
Thursday night, and locally heavy rainfall will increase the risk
for localized flooding from marginal Thursday to slight on
Friday. Damaging wind is the main storm hazard should a strong or
severe storm occur, while locally heavy rainfall is the primary
storm hazard. Lightning will also be a storm hazard, as storm
chances continue almost daily.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter reports of rainfall are encouraged. Stay tuned to further
forecasts and updates.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
447 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Rush-Sullivan-Greene-Monroe-Brown-Bartholomew-Decatur-Knox-Daviess-
Martin-Lawrence-Jackson-Jennings-
Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Terre Haute,
Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
447 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will become widespread this afternoon.
Heavy rain is possible with some of the storms. Damaging winds are
possible near and south of a Greensburg to Rockville line this
afternoon and evening.

Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, heavy rain. Isolated damaging
winds near and south of a Greensburg to Rockville line.

Timing: This afternoon and tonight.

Discussion: An upper system will move from the MIssouri Valley to the
lower Great Lakes.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Outlook: Low pressure systems will result in unsettled weather
through all but the late weekend. Isolated damaging winds are
possible Thursday afternoon and evening near and south of a Rushville
to Loogootee line. Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and brief
heavy rain will be possible with any storm.

Discussion: A pair of low pressure systems will bring unsettled
weather to central Indiana over all but late this weekend.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed over parts of central Indiana this
afternoon and evening and Thursday afternoon and evening.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
340 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Randolph-Shelby-St. Francis-Tallahatchie-Tate-Tippah-Tipton-
Tishomingo-Tunica-Union-Weakley-Yalobusha-
340 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of East Arkansas...
the Missouri Bootheel...North Mississippi...and West Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few strong storms will be possible across the Mid-South on
Wednesday, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. The
primary hazards will be gusty winds and lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A few strong storms will be possible across the Mid-South on Thursday,
mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. The primary
hazards will be gusty winds and lightning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

ZDM

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Louisville KY
355 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Including the cities of Paoli, Salem, Scottsburg, Madison, Jasper,
English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville, Lewisport,
Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford, Leitchfield,
Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville, La Grange, Bedford,
Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Cynthiana,
Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles, Lexington, Paris, Carlisle,
Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg, Nicholasville, Winchester,
Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville, Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown,
Brownsville, Horse Cave, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty,
Stanford, Russellville, Bowling Green, Franklin, Providence,
Scottsville, Glasgow, Tompkinsville, Edmonton, Columbia, Jamestown,
Burkesville, and Albany
355 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 /255 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms will bring heavy rainfall to the area today
and tonight. Chances for heavy rain will increase through the day
with the best chances being this evening and tonight. Localized
flooding is possible for areas that see slow moving or multiple
rounds of storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are forecast Thursday through
Saturday as a couple of upper-level disturbances move slowly across
the Ohio Valley. Heavy rainfall will be focused over southern
Indiana and north central Kentucky Thursday morning before a second
round of storms forms later in the afternoon. These storms may
produce gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall.

Additional rains areawide may bring a localized flood threat Friday
night into Saturday.

Better rain chances return again Monday and Tuesday as a slow-moving
cold front moves into the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters should report any heavier rainfall amounts or street
flooding over the next several days.

$$

KDW/RJS

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