..Additional Rounds of Rain Tonight into Saturday... KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-066>068-077-078-088-089-093-101-191200- /O.CON.KSGF.FF.A.0005.170519T0600Z-170520T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Benton-Vernon-St. Clair-Hickory-Barton- Cedar-Jasper-Dade-Newton-McDonald- Including the cities of Fort Scott, Pawnee Station, Chicopee, Lone Oak, Pittsburg, Baxter Springs, Lowell, Riverton, Columbus, Neutral, Sherwin, Stippville, Warsaw, Whitakerville, Cole Camp, Crockerville, Mora, Edmonson, Lincoln, NEVADA, Tiffin, Appleton City, Johnson City, Weaubleau, Hermitage, Quincy, Wheatland, Cross Timbers, Kenoma, Lamar, Cedar Springs, El Dorado Springs, Filley, Arnica, Caplinger Mills, Stockton, Joplin, Carthage, Greenfield, Lockwood, Meinert, Neosho, Anderson, Noel, Goodman, South West City, Pineville, and Rocky Comfort 822 PM CDT Thu May 18 2017 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... 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, Barton, Benton, Cedar, Dade, Hickory, Jasper, McDonald, Newton, St. Clair, and Vernon. * From 1 AM CDT Friday through Saturday morning * Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to track across the region tonight into Saturday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally heavier amounts are expected across southeastern Kansas and western Missouri. * This rainfall will lead to the potential of flooding of low- lying areas including low water crossings and rises on creeks and streams. 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.