(From the National Weather Service)
The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri... Shoal Creek near Joplin affecting Jasper and Newton Counties .Very heavy rainfall has caused Shoal Creek near Joplin to hit a record crest. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will carry most vehicles away.