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Monday, May 01, 2017

Central States Flooding

At least 6 people have died in flooding in Missouri and Arkansas.

NWS River Center Gauges 

The same storm system that spawned killer tornadoes in Northeast Texas Saturday produced rainfalls of nearly a foot in several areas- creating record floods on at least a half-dozen streams and rivers.
Branson MO at The Branson Landing
Monett MO Flooding on Saturday

Missouri communities of West Plains and Cabool were especially hard hit.

In St. Louis- major flooding is forecast on the Mississippi River- with forecasted crests by mid-week nearing 1993 levels.
St. Louis EarthCam 

More rain is forecast mid-week in some of the same areas affected by last weekend's deluge.

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