Graphic courtesy of National Weather Service Springfield, MO

Flash Flooding in the Ozarks: See Where Roads Are Closed Due To High Water

Heavy rain and flash flooding are happening south of Springfield and will be possible across all the Ozarks today.

Get the updated list of roads closed due to flooding with the MoDOT Traveler Information Map.

The National Weather Service says widespread showers and storms will occur through Wednesday night.

Storm total rain amounts will range from 1.5 to 4.5 inches, with the highest amounts generally along and south of Interstate 44, where storms may repeatedly move or train over the same areas.

Just before 8:30 Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for southeastern Barry County and southeastern McDonald County until 2:30 p.m.

Between one and two inches of rain had already fallen by 8:30, with flash flooding happening at Roaring River State Park in the Cassville area. Emergency management officials say Roaring River is evacuating its campgrounds, with all low water bridges in the park underwater.

The National Weather Service has also issued a Flash Flood Warning for east central Barry and Stone Counties until 2:45 p.m.

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 4:45 p.m. Wednesday for Eastern Douglas and Ozark Counties, with other Flash Flood Warnings for Christian and Taney Counties until 3:30 p.m., as well as Douglas, Western Ozark, Eastern Taney, Southern Webster and Wright Counties until 4:15 p.m., and for southeastern Laclede and northeastern Wright Counties until 6 p.m.

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