Flood advisory issued for Scott County

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 ~ Updated 10:34 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for counties of Scott, Stoddard, Bollinger and Cape Girardeau until 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the NWS, at 9:45 a.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain with thunderstorms are likely through late morning. Minor flooding is likely as thunderstorms move in from south central Missouri.

Some locations that will experience flooding include: Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Jackson, Dexter, Scott City, Chaffee, Bernie, Bloomfield, Marble Hill, Advance, Oran, Miner, Benton, Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Trail Of Tears State Park, Morehouse, Puxico, Morley, Kelso and Essex.

Rainfall rates from 1 to 2 inches per hour will be likely.

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