FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR MULTIPLE COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
A flood warning has been issued for multiple counties in Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas.
According to the National Weather Service, the flood warning is in effect for numerous counties, including Butler, Stoddard, New Madrid, Dunklin, Clay, and Greene Counties through 9:30 am this morning.
At around 3:30 this morning Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms with heavy rain over the area. Repeat rains over already saturated ground could result in flooding. Weather officials say that up to two inches of rain has already fallen since Thursday evening.
Additional rainfall amounts of up to an inch to two inches are possible through the morning as waves of rain continue to pass over the area.
Motorists are being reminded to not attempt to cross over flooded roads.