Flash flood watch issued for portions of News 4 viewing area

Flash flood watch issued for portions of News 4 viewing area

Flash flood watch issued for portions of News 4 viewing area

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 7:34 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 5 at 12:24 PM

(KMOV) – Monday started off with rainy conditions in the St. Louis area, a trend that’s expected to hang around for much of the week.

Heavy rain Monday morning pounded most of the southern portions of the viewing area, causing a flash flood watch to be issued for Phelps County through 7 a.m. Tuesday.

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“There’s a possibility that as this rain adds up you could see some localized flooding, so keep that in mind throughout the day,” said News 4 Meteorologist Kent Ehrhardt

Ehrhardt said as the system moves toward the St. Louis area it appears to dry up a bit.

“Still, showers and storms are possible across the entire viewing area by the afternoon,” he said.

Tuesday will bring even more chances for wet conditions.

“I think you can count on an even better rain chance through the day tomorrow into tomorrow evening as a low pressure system scoots to the south of the St. Louis area,” he said.

Here are a number of links to help you prepare and track the system:

For up-to-date information on power outages visit the Ameren Missouri or Ameren Illinois outage maps.

Click here for the KMOV.com Storm Mode page with the latest weather condition updates.

Click here to upload your storm photos and video or e-mail photos to website@kmov.com

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During weather events, the News 4 Meteorologists are constantly updating our KMOVWeather Twitter feed. The very latest watches and warnings are automatically posted to this feed.  You can view the feed below.

You can also stay aware of any weather threat with radar and forecast updates by downloading the KMOV mobile app!  

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