Flash Flood Warnings are in effect until 8:00 am for Cedar, Dade and St. Clair Counties.... until 7:00 am for Jasper County....and until 5:00 am for Barton and Vernon Counties.
Also, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7:00 am for Barry, Barton, Vernon, Camden, Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair and Vernon Counties.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is also in effect for Barry, Christian, Greene, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Stone, and Taney Counties in Missouri and Benton, Carroll, Madison, Washington Counties until 5:00 am.
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National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated slow moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the warned area. Widespread rainfall amounts could range from two to four inches through the early morning hours. Areas near Stockton Lake could be impacted the most with flash flooding.
In northwest Jasper County, radar estimated that three to four inches fell near the community of Asbury.
In Barton County, reports of widespread flooding of secondary roadways was observed.
Runoff from this excessive rainfall is causing flash flooding. Creeks, streams and low water crossings will be especially susceptible to the dangers of flash flooding.
(National Weather Service)