Rain And Some Severe Storms Expected Today – Flash Flood Watch In Effect

Local News Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

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More rain headed to the Lake Area by Wednesday evening, and weather forecasters are again concerned about flooding.

“That is something we want to watch. Just remember, when you see a ponding on the roadway where you can’t see the road…you don’t know if the road is going to be under there. It only takes a few inches of water to move a vehicle” says Laura Lockwood, Meteorologist with the Weatherology Weather Center.

She tells KRMS News the Lake Area could get the same amount of rain as what fell last weekend, but in a shorter period of time “and with that incoming rain there is a possibility that we could see another Flood Watch being issued here, as all that rain makes it’s way back in.”

Lockwood also says some storms moving through Mid-Missouri could be more powerful than the last round of rain, with higher risks of Tornadoes further to the south.

Local News Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

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