Comprehensive Overview of Flood Threat

Here is AccuWeather's latest flood risk map:

There is still a great deal of rain to fall in the Southwest. Here is the 36-hour rainfall amount forecast:
More than six inches in far eastern Arizona. Note also the cluster of heavy rains in southwest Texas. 

The Plains are a very tough forecast at this point. The air mass is so very wet right now that just about any thunderstorm can cause flash flooding. Springfield, MO had more than 3 inches of rain with water rescues earlier today.
Springfield News-Leader
Before the main system even arrives, seven inches of rain are forecast with a cluster of thunderstorms in Kansas. Rainfall amount forecast for the next 24 hours:

The "main" system, the remains of Hurricane Odile, won't arrive in the Plains until Friday afternoon. Here is a timing map by AccuWeather.

I continue to believe that some parts of the Great Plains will have more than seven inches. If these rains happen to fall in the areas that received heavy rain the last three weeks (i.e., Kirksville, MO with more than ten inches), severe flooding may result. Stay tuned. 


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