Severe Weather Awareness – Flooding

Severe Weather Awareness Week wraps up with information on Flooding.  Flooding can happen very quickly and can be deceptively powerful.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Jimmy Barham says there are a couple types of flooding.  The first is Flash Flooding and this can happen very quickly. Barham says when roads are flooded, what looks calm and harmless could be very dangerous. […]

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Flash Flooding Overnight

Heavy rains overnight caused Chillicothe Police to close a portion of West Third Street.  Chillicothe received 1.93 inches of rain since 4:00 pm on Monday.  Flash flooding during the heaviest rain resulted in water over the roadway on Third Street near the old Prison.  Additional rainfall is expected today and it could be heavy at times.  Be aware of the […]

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Flash Flood Watch For Portions Of The KCHI Listening Area

Moderate rainfall and the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon will have an effect on the local counties into Saturday.  The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch beginning tonight, that includes:  Carroll, Chariton, Linn and Livingston counties locally and areas to our east and south.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Chris Gitro says we could see 3 to 5 […]

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