Graphic courtesy of National Weather Service Springfield, MO

Flash Flooding in the Ozarks

Heavy rain has led to flooding in parts of the Ozarks Monday morning.

We’ve had reports of more than three inches of rain falling in Ava, with street flooding and Prairie Creek out of its bank at the city park by the pool.

Other reports include water over the roadway on Highway H three miles south of Pleasant Hope, Highway Z closed due to flooding southeast of Fordland, Highway CC closed three miles west of Fair Grove, and Highway EE closed in Douglas County eight miles southeast of Mountain Grove.

Get statewide road closures due to flooding here with the MoDOT Traveler Information Map.

A flash flood warning is in effect until 10:45 a.m. Monday for eastern Christian, Webster, Douglas, Wright and southern Laclede Counties.

A flash flood warning for northern Barry, south central Christian, southeastern Newton and northern Stone Counties goes until 9:30 a.m., and eastern Dallas and Laclede Counties are under a flash flood warning until 9:45 a.m.

One to two inches of rain has fallen in these areas, with another one inch possible for the rain winds down by late morning.

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